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Folding camera with Compur leaf shutter
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[ca. 1900-1905] (Manufacturing)
- Kodak A.G.
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1 piece of photographic equipment : camera ; 17 x 12 x 20 cm (open)
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Item is a folding (bellows) plate camera with a Compur leaf shutter. Compur leaf shutters were manufactured from 1912 to 1935 when the Compur-Rapid model was released. Shutter is an earlier, dial set model. Item features a collapsing front bellows, and a leatherette body. Likely made by Voightlander. Lens is marked Steinnell Munchen Deppelanastigmat Unofocal 1:6.8 f=13.5 cm No. 91257.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated to Ryerson University Library and Archives Special Collections department by Wilhelm E. Nassau in 2013.
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Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.
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Original box, users guide.
Item is from the Wilhelm E. Nassau donation, accession number 2013.005. Added to the Heritage Camera Collection in 2013.