Brownie Vecta camera

Made:
1963-1966 in Harrow
maker:
Kodak Limited
Kodak Brownie Vecta Camera
      Kodak Brownie Vecta, made by Kodak Limited in the United Kingdom from 1963 to 1966

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Kodak Brownie Vecta Camera Kodak Brownie Vecta, made by Kodak Limited in the United Kingdom from 1963 to 1966
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Plastic moulded camera for 127 rollfilm 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 inches. Meniscus lens; direct vision viewfinder, with marks for Superslide format. Instantaneous shutter, interlocked to windon. In original carton with instructions. M4332.

Kodak Brownie Vecta for 127 rollfilm 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 inches, made by Kodak Limited in the United Kingdom from 1963 to 1966.

Fitted with meniscus lens; direct vision viewfinder, with marks for Superslide format. Instantaneous shutter, interlocked to windon. In original carton with instructions.

The Brownie Vecta was designed by Kenneth Grange to be comfortable to hold, therefore minimizing camera shake.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/4496
type:
rollfilm camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford