Kodak No.1A Autographic model A folding rollfilm camera.
Canadian Kodak Co Ltd
A Kodak No 1A Autographic model A folding rollfilm camera. Inside the back is stamped a list of patent dates in USA, Canada, Britain and Australia. The latest is May 8,1921. 'Other patents pending' is also stamped. The Diomatic No 0 shutter has T,B and three speed settings. The lens is Kodak Astigmatic 130mm f7.1, serial no 15935. (as marked on mount). Aperture setting range f7.1 to f45. There is also a guide to exposure printed on the mount. There is also a reference no 21568. The shutter mount shows the insciption ' Eastman Kodak, Rochester, NY, USA'. On the manufacturer's plate 'No 1A Autographic Kodak Jr., Made in Canada by Canadian Kodak Company, Toronto, Ont.'. There is also another number '25677'. On rear is stamped 'Use Kodak Film No A 116'
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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Canadian Kodak Co Ltd, manufacturer