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National Science and Media Museum
The objects on display at the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford explore the science and culture of light and sound technologies, and their impact on our lives.
Polaroid SX-70 Land camera
Folding camera for SX-70 film packs; autoexposure; darken-lighten control; focusing through lens via mirror system, incorporating split image rangefinder; motorised film ejection.
Kodak Extra 100 camera
Kodak Extra 100 camera. Kodar 22mm lens. Orange button version.
Reddings patent rollfilm camera (Luzo)
Reddings patent rollfilm camera (Luzo), made by J Robinson and Sons. Patent No. 17328. Mahogany box camera for darkroom loaded 2 3/4" film. 2 1/2" diameter picture. RR lens fixed focus and aperture. External shutter - rotating quadrant. Brilliant reflecting finder. Film pricker. In 'ever-ready' case.
Instruction Booklet For Halina Rolls 35mm Camera
Halina Rolls 35mm. camera with 45mm f3.5 Halina anastigmat lens and original manufacturer's carton, c. 1963.
Girl with Stick at Broadstairs
A black and white photograph showing a girl with a stick on the beach at Broadstairs, taken by an unknown photographer, June 1915, from an album of photographs in the Kodak collection, page 13.
Kodaslide 50 Projector
Kodaslide 50 Projector; for transparencies. Ektanon lens 4" f3.5. Plug removed.
120x155mm ferrotype group portrait of the Hughes and Nelson families Captain Hughes drowned when the SS 'Leonowi' was lost round the Cape of Good Hope, c. 1887.
Collodion Positive in Red Morocco Leather Case
110x140mm red Morocco leather case embossed one side with formal design. Very good condition. Back stamped 'Simonton and Millard, Dublin Photogrpahic Institution, 39 Lower Sackville St'. Two latches. Lined with crimson plush with formal motif. Inside edged with gold leaf pattern. Picture out of case. Contains portrait of a man with elbows on table and finger to temple.
Collodion Positive in Morocco Leather 'Fold Over' Case
80x92mm red Morocco leather fold-over case with slot-in catch on front. Gold leaf on design on inside edges. Lined with pink satin. Frame edged with lilac material. Oval gilt mat with fern desing. Patterend pinchbeck frame. 57x70mm young woman seated with arm resting on table. Hat with feather on her lap. full skirted dress. Face and hands tinted. Gilt on earings, brooch and belt buckle. Tablecloth also tinted. Lacquer back.
No 0 Buster Brown Box Camera
Ansco Co, Binghampton. Box camera for 127 rollfilm 2 1/2 x 1 5/8". Simple lens, fixed aperture. Flip-flop rotary shutter, T/I. Two reflecting finders. Covered with maroon leatherette wwith gilt trim. Pat. Sept. 20 1910.
No 2A Brownie Camera
Box camera for 116 rollfilm 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. Fitted with a meniscus lens, sliding plate with three apertures. Rotary shutter, T/I. Two reflecting finders. Kodak Canada Inc. 1924-1933.
Coronet camera outfit
Cardboard box camera for single plate 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, loaded in the dark. Fitted with a simple lens of fixed aperture and focus. With a spring loaded shutter, brief time only, and a single reflecting viewfinder. Coronet Camera Co.
Portsmouth camera club sliver medal
Printed Materials & Ephemera
Silver medal of 39mm diameter. Awarded to L W Oxford. Obverse: Allegorical female figure seated with camera and chemical apparatus. Inscription "Photographic". Designer A Fenwicj, Birmingham. Reverse: Laurel wreath inscription "Portsmouth CC 1937 L W Oxford". Hallmarked TJS STR SIL. J Purser and Sons Limited. 1937.
Medal, Birmingham Photographic Society, 1934
Printed Materials & Ephemera
Medal, Birmingham Photographic Society, 1934. Awarded to Stanley A Smith. Round relief, cast base metal with silver paint. Seated man developing a photograph with a girl behind. In fabric-lined box.
Double-ended Tube of Kodak Flash Powder
Double-ended tube of Kodak flash powder. Manufactured by Kodak Ltd.
Apple Mac Quick Take 100 digital camera
Apple Mac Quick Take 100 digital camera. Serial Number TL4288P325Q. Built-in flash unit and LCD screen. 99000369 written in marker pen on side of camera body.
Pentax EV A3 SLR camera
Pentax EV A3 SLR camera for 35mm film, serial No.3002246. Fitted with lens 1990-5030/2.
Canon AE-1 Program Camera
Canon AE-1 program camera. Serial No V1054H(K). Canon lens fd; 50mm 1:1.74, Serial no 3373241, Shutter No 5000000E. Hot shoe fitting.
Bronze Plaque, Bristol Photographic Club Exhibition
Printed Materials & Ephemera
Awarded to E F H Crouch. Deeply moulded brass, allegorical female figure, seated, with cherub and camera. Art Noveau decoration. On oak stand with hinged stand.
Silver Plate, Worthing Camera club Exhibition
Printed Materials & Ephemera
Awarded to Edmund F H Crouch for 'Evening on the Arun'. Premier Award. Allegorical female winged figure with camera, attendant cherubs. Larger version of design of 1990-5036/4718. On oak stand with hinged stand.
Glass chemical jar
Display jar, clear glass, for extract of woody nightshade, 1851-1900. Top sealed to jar. Handwritten paper label reads 'Estr Fluido / Dulcamara / T1330'.
GEC Transistomatic camera/radio Model G822
GEC Transistomatic Camera/Radio Model G822. Seven transistor medium and longwave radio with integral Kodak Insamatic 100 camera; 126 cartridege camera; compartment to store 4 capless AG1 type flashbulbs.
Wooden box for 'Magic Photoret' camera
'Magic Photoret' detective camera original wooden box. Magic introduction company. 1894. Wooden box with sliding lid. ''You see it as I saw it ' says the Photoret'.
Uncased ferrotype of a little girl and boy standing holding bucket and spades on steps of bathing hut, taken by unknown photographer about 1890.
Ensignette No 2 Rollfilm Camera
Ensignette No. 2 rollfilm camera, made by Houghtons Ltd. Collapsing metal camera, for 129 film: 1 5/8 x 3". Achromat lens, f/11, 16, 22 apertures in metal plate. T/I shutter. Brilliant reflecting finder. Pat. No. 28464, 1907. (M2697). No. 14251
Ful-Vue Super camera
Box camera for 620 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches. Fitted with a simple lens of fixed aperture. Helical focusing mount. B/I shutter. Large brilliant reflex finder with hood. (Finder lenses of plastic, from combined optical industries Ltd, Kingston patent) Kodak Limited 1949-1959.
Kodak Brownie Six-20 camera Model D
Box camera for 620 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4"; meniscus lens, accessory close-up lens; I/B shutter; refelcting finders; 2-pin flash contacts; striped front.
Flash tray, clipping on tube top when open, with holder for taper or match.
Carton With Purma Plus Supplentary Lens
Accessory, supplementary lens no.6, 120 inch, boxed.
Little Books About Photography No 3; Big Pictures From Small Negatives
Booklet 'Little Books About Photography No 3; Big Pictures From Small Negatives'.
Illingworth's Collodion Self Lining Paper
One packet of Illingworth's Collodion Self Lining Paper. 'Special Exhibition Sample', 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch.
Acid Hypo For Slow Gas and Bromide Papers
Packet of acid-hypo for slow gas and bromide papers, and for plates and roll films.
Kodak Instamatic 50 camera original carton
Kodak Instamatic 50 camera original carton. Kodak Limited. 1963-1966. With instructions.
Carton For Ensign Selfix 820
Ensign Selfix 820 carton. Barnet Ensign Limited. 1949. Camera No 1575.
The Scout box camera
The Scout box camera, made by The Alliance Roll Film Camera Co. Ltd. Wooden box camera for 120 film, 2 1/4 x 3 1/4. Single fixed focus lens. T/I guillotine shutter. Two reflecting finders. 3 apertures in sliding plate. Sold by Geo. Houghton and Son. M2653.
No 2 Brownie Camera
Box camera for 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Fitted with a meniscus lens. Sliding plate with three apertures. T/I shutter, flip flop. Two reflecting finders. Covered in blue leatehrette. H583. Kodak Limited.
Kodak Duaflex camera
Box form rollfilm camera for 620 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches. Fitted with a simple lens of fixed aperture. T/I shutter. Large brilliant reflecting finder without hood. Two pin flash contact. Neck cord is missing. Back catch is broken. Kodak Limited 1950-1955.
Rouch's Eureka Detective Camera
Box magazine plate camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Rouch instantaneous doublet lens No 7023 with 4 Waterhouse stops, Thornton Pickard Roller Blind shutter built in behind lens 15/25/40/60/80, released by pneumatic tube (perished). Two reflecting finders with covers. Sliding lens cover, bag type plate changer built in with 12 metal plate holders. Sliding body focusing. W.W. rouch. 1888.
Kodak Instant camera EK4
Instant camera for PR-10 film packs; 'Zooming circle' focus aid; darken/lighten control; auto exposure; handle print ejector; in original box.
Carton and packaging for Kodak Digital Science DC50 zoom digital camera and accessories
Carton and packaging for Kodak Digital Science DC50 zoom digital camera and accessories.
Camera case for Kodak DC210 Zoom digital camera
Camera case for Kodak DC210 Zoom digital camera.
Kodak Digital Science DC50 zoom digital camera and accessories
Wallet with PhotoEnhancer software (4 floppy discs) and support material, for Kodak Digital Science DC50 zoom digital camera.
Kodak Reflex II Twin Lens Reflex Camera
Twin lens reflex camera for 620 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches. Fitted with a Kodak Anastar lens F:80mm f/3.5-22 both taking and viewing lenses. Flash Kodamatic shutter 2/5/10/25/50/100/300/B/T. Coaxial bayonet flash socket. Gear connected focusing front cells. Ground glass reflex focusing screen. Hood with magnifier ad frame sports finder. Knob automatic windon with exposure counter. No.64556. Eastman Kodak 1948-1954.
No 4 Folding Kodak camera
Box/ folding camera for 4 x 5 darkroom loaded rollfilm. Fitted with a Bausch and Lomb Universal lens. Rotating plate with 4 apertures. Special Kodak sector shutter adjustable tension. Sliding focusing. Rotating reflecting finder on baseboard. Double spirit level. Eastman-walker roll holder, later type, large roller audible windon indication, No.280. Wind on knob on lid engages with roll holder when closed. The Eastman Company. 1890-1892.
No 2 Rainbow Hawkeye Camera Model C
Box camera for 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Fitted with a meniscus lens of fixed aperture. Rotary shutter T/I. Single reflecting finder. Blue leatherette covereing. Eastman Kodak 1931.
Cine-Kodak Camera Model B
Cine-Kodak Camera Model B. 16mm cine camera for 50 or 100' spools. 20mm fixed focus lens f/6.5-16. Clockwork motor. Lock on release. Folding optical frame finder with no parallax marks. Brilliant reflecting finder. Rotating footage counter. Claw intermittent, continuous sprocket wheel. Exposure guide on aperture panel. Eastman Kodak. 1925-1931. No 1623.
Ordinary Kodak camera
Box form camera for 3 1/4 inch wide darkroom loaded film, 2 3/4 x 3 1/4. Fitted with a single lens of fixed aperture and focus and a special sector type string cocking shutter. No viewfinder attach, sighting lines are on the top and side. With an exposure calculator. No. 1014. Eastman Kodak, 1891-1895.
Kodak Bantam F5.6 camera
Moulded tenite bodied self erecting collapsing camera for 828 rollfilm 28 x 40 mm. Kodak anastigmat lens F50mm f/5.6-15 built in shutter 25/50/100/T/B. Front cell focusing infinity to 4 feet. Optical direct vision finder. Eastman Kodak Co, 1938-1941.
B Ordinary Kodak camera
Box camera for dark room loaded 24 exposure film 3 1/2 x 4 inches. Fitted with a single lens, rotating plate with three apertures, special sector shutter, cocked with string, reflecting finder, exposure counter, wooden cores with remains of original film, natural wood finish. No 1007. Eastman Kodak, 1891-1895.