The Ensign Sanderson camera

1925-1935 in London
Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Company Limited

Folding hand stand camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 plates. Fitted with a Ross combinable lens F: 5 3/4 inches, 9 1/2 and 10 1/4 inches, f/5.7-45 or f/11-64 No.133714, 133713. Rimset compur S shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/200/B/T, delayed action. Slidng and rack and pinion focusing. Double extension. Secondary rack and pinion within body for wide angle lens use. Flap in body top to permit extra rise. Ground glass focusing scree with sprubg folding hood. Drop front. Spririt level on baseboard. REflecting viewfinder missing. Of ebonised black wood and plated metal finish. No. 26352 Body C 910. Houghton-Butcher. c.1930.

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Photographic Technology
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glass, leather, leatherette, white metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
overall (ereected): 165 mm x 165 mm x 250 mm,
stand camera
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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