Williamson 35mm cine camera

Made:
1910 in England
maker:
Williamson Kinematograph Company Limited
Williamson 35mm cine camera, 1910

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Williamson 35mm cine camera, 1910
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

For 35mm film in internal 300' magazines. Lens missing; second lens tube fitted above standard; double gate, sperated by one frame. Additional mechanism, incomplete, operating guillotine shutters in each gate. Hand turned; footage and fps dials; critical focusing through film (cap missing). Claw intermittent and two sprockets. 'Binocular' mask.

Williamson 35mm cine camera, made by the Williamson Kinematograph Company Limited in England, 1910.

This is a hand-cranked cine camera for 35mm film in internal 300' wooden magazines. James Williamson started producing films in 1897, and in 1910 he began to concentrate on the manufacture of film equipment.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/7868
type:
cine camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford