Midg Magazine Plate Camera, Tropical Model

Made:
c. 1902-1920

Midg Magazine Plate Camera, Tropical Model. Box type magazine plate camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with a rapid rectilinear lens ( rear element missing). Rotating plate with four apertures f/8, 11, 16, 22. Adjustable shutter 25/50/90/T. safety lock on release. Fixed focus. Threaded rings inside lens compartment for supplementary lens or alternative lens elements. Two reflecting finds with hoods. Falling plate changing mechanism with 9 metal plate holders. Access to exposed plates through trapdoor bottom. Butcher & Sons Ltd. Sold by A. & N. Auxiliary C.S. Ltd. Photographic Department, London.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/1784
Materials:
glass and metal
type:
magazine camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford