Short-eared Owl (flashlight)

Made:
1942
maker:
Eric Hosking

Vintage silver gelatin photograph by Eric J. Hosking, titled "Short-eared Owl (flashlight)". Taken in Norfolk, 1942, using a 1/4 playe Sanderson Field camera with an 8 1/2 Dallmeyer F/4.5 Serrac lens at F/11 and a baby flashlight bulb after dusk.P.1200 plate, no filter.

Photographer's stamp, image spec notes, and Focal Press paper label on verso. Published in Eric J. Hosking and Cyril W. Newberry "Birds of the Night" (London: Collins, 1945), p. 89.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5131/11221
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • processes and techniques
  • photomechanical processes
  • visual and verbal communication
  • correspondence
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Focal Press Collection, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford