Kodak No. 2 Folding Autographic rollfilm camera with square ends
Eastman Kodak Co
Kodak No. 2 Folding Autographic rollfilm camera with square ends. 2 1/4" x 3 1/4" on 120 film. 4 shutter speeds 25, B, T, 50. Distance scale in metres and feet. Materials - metal body covered in black leather, black leather carrying strap and black leather bellows. Chrome coloured metal details. Markings: Embossed inside back cover 'Licenced for use only wih Eastman Autographic Film. Patent applied for' Above lens '25, B, T, 50' 'Clear, tripod, grey, dull, very dull, brilliant' 'Auto time, PAT 1908' On shutter plate 'Made in U.S.A. by Eastman Kodak Co. Rochester N.Y., U.S.A.' 'Ball bearing patent January 18 1910, January 7 1913' 'Portrait, near view, average view, distant view, clouds, marine Manufacturer's plate below Shutter 'No.2 Folding Autographic Brownie 10856' Embossed on leather handle 'No. 2 Folding Autographic Brownie' Distance scale 6-100 feet and 2.5 - 30 metres On underside of cover plate, hand written in black ink on white olong label 'c.1915 C/158'
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