Goerz Camera Shutter

Made:
1895-1905 in Germany

Camera shutter made by Goerz c.1900. Aluminum framed shutter with pneumatic release. Fitted with Steinhill anastigmatic lens 4 1/2" focus f. 6.8. This type of shutter with iris diaphragm and pneumatic release became the standard mounting in the early 20th century. The shutters were made to take the ranges of lenses made by the various manufacturers and were normally folded to the folding cameras.

Stamped on front shutter mounting; "C.P. Goerz Berlin D.R.P." Stamped on front lens surround: "Beck-Steinheil convertible orthostigmat patent No. 12949 series II No. Focus 4 1/2""

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
Y1966.28.106
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, steel (metal)
type:
shutter
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • photographic equipment
credit:
Gift of J.T. Chapman Limited

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