Kodak No. 2C Folding Autographic rollfilm camera
Eastman Kodak Co
Kodak No. 2C Folding Autographic Brownie rollfilm camera. 2 7/8" x 4 7/8" on 120 film. 5 shutter speeds 25, B, 50, T, 100. Distance scale in metres and feet. Materials - black textured metal body, black leather carrying strap on side and black leather bellows. Chrome coloured metal details. Markings: On strap embossed 'No.2 Folding Autographic Brownie' On shutter 'Use B grey, dull, very' Underneath shutter speeds '25 Clear, 50 Brilliant, 100 Moving objects' Beneath 'Patented in U.S.A. January 18, 1910, January 7, 1913' At base of shutter 'Kodak ball bearing shutter' 'Marine, clouds, snow 64. Distant view 32, Average view 29, Near view and portrait, shadow, moving objects, Auto time. PAT 1908. Plate on baseboard 'Made in U.S.A. by Eastman Kodak Company Rochester N.Y., U.S.A. Manufacturer's plate below Shutter 'No.2C Folding Autographic Brownie 18657' Distance scale 6-100 feet and 2.5 - 30 metres On underside of cover plate, hand written in black ink on white oblong label 'c.1920 C/121'
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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Eastman Kodak Co , manufacturer