A No.1 Folding Pocket Kodak folding rollfilm camera, Model E
Eastman Kodak Co
A No.1 Folding Pocket Kodak folding rollfilm camera, Model E. Lens: f11, achromatic meniscus, iris diaphragm 1 - 4. Pocket Automatic shutter, I, B, T. 2 ¼" x 3 ¼" exposures on 105 roll-film Metal covered in black textured leather with red leather bellows, silver coloured metal details and yellow metal lens panel. No handle. Two folding metal supports for hinged cover plate with curved edge. Camera has 'domed' front cover plate when closed. Ends of camera are curved rather than angular. Markings: Embossed on leather on right side of camera '165794' On left of lens plate 'I B T' On right of lens plate '1 2 3 4' On lens plate around the lens 'Pocket Automatic. Made by Eastman Kodak Co. Rochester N.Y. U.S.A. Pat.April 21 1908 - Aug. 31 1909' Manufacturers plate: 'No. 1 Folding Pocket Kodak Made in Eastman Kodak Co. Rochester N.Y. White label affixed under hinged cover plate, handwritten in black ink 'c.1910, C/103'
Part of The Fenton Collection. A gift from British Film Institute in 2017. From 1986-1999, part of BFI collection for the Museum of the Moving Image. BFI purchased collection in 1986 from James Fenton's Museum of Photography, Port Erin, Isle of Man 1976-1986
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