Stereo Realist 2.8 camera

Made:
1947-1971 in Milwaukee
manufacturer:
David White Company
Stereo Realist 2.8 camera
      Stereo Realist 2.8 camera, made by the David White Company in the United States, from 1951 to 1971

Stereo Realist 2.8 camera Stereo Realist 2.8 camera, made by the David White Company in the United States, from 1951 to 1971
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

David White Co., Milwaukee, Wisc. Stereocamera for 35mm film 2 x 24mm. Two White Anastigmat lenses f/2.8-22. Two blade shutters 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/200/B/T/ Couple ling base split image rangefinder; separate direct vision optical finder. Hinged lens cover; 'hot' accessory shoe. No 004304. In everready case.

Stereo Realist 2.8 camera for 35mm film 2 x 24mm., made by the David White Company in the United States, from 1951 to 1971.

Two White Anastigmat lenses f/2.8-22. Two blade shutters 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/200/B/T/ Couple ling base split image rangefinder; separate direct vision optical finder. Hinged lens cover; 'hot' accessory shoe. No 004304. In everready case.

The Stereo Realist was advertised from 1945, though not produced until 1947. A wide range of accessories were available including viewers, projectors, film cutters, slide mounting aids and cases, the David White Company also offered a stereo slide mounting service. Several models of the camera were produced in addition to the 2.8, including the Realist Custom and the Realist 45.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/4354
Materials:
enamel, plastic (unidentified) and white metal (unknown)
Measurements:
closed: 68 mm x 178 mm x 60 mm,
type:
stereo camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
  • miniature camera
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford