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35mm cameras

Series contains cameras designed for use with standard 35mm (135 format) film. This became the most popular film and camera format, both among professionals and amateurs. Sturdy and multi-functional, with interchangeable lenses, these cameras foun...

Action Tracker ADI

Item is a small, plastic novelty camera that shoots four consecutive photos on one frame of 35 mm film. The rotating shutter exposes them in sequence, at intervals of about 0.22 sec.The result is four images on a single negative that show the move...

Adlake Regular

Item is a manual plate changing box-style camera. It holds 12 steel plateholders inside the top door compartment behind the plane of focus. Holders have to be manually inserted into a slot. The camera has an achromatic lens with three diaphragm st...

Agfa Karat 36

Item consists of an early model of the Agfa Karat 36 35mm camera, also known as the Karomat 36. It has a Compur-Rapid 1-500 shutter, a Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon 1:2/50mm lens, and an optical viewfinder with superimposed rangefinder. It was the fir...

Agfa-Gevaert N.V.

Agfa Standard Type 254

Item is a folding roll film camera for 6 x 9 cm. exposures. Equipped with a brillant and optic viewfinders and Agfa-Anastigmat, 4.5/10.5 cm lens.

Agfamatic II

Item is a 35 mm rangefinder camera manufactured in Munich, Germany. Exposure indicator in the viewfinder shows a green light for correct exposure and a red light for underexposed scenes.

Agfamatic camera kit

Item is a camera box set, complete with accessories. Orange and white cardboard box is printed with "AGFAMATIC 1a FULLY AUTOMATIC 35 mm CAMERA", a b&w illustration of the camera, and a contents list of "...camera, leather case, ...

Ansco Cadet

Item is an Ansco Cadet 127 roll film camera. The design of this camera was made to compete with the Kodak Brownie Star series, including similar three-point flash contacts. The camera features an Anscar Lens and a dial to switch between black and ...

Ansco Memo

Item is a leather covered wooden box camera. The Ansco Memo is a single frame, fixed focus which takes landscape oriented images. Film is advanced by pushing down on a lever in the back of the camera. While not the first American camera made for 3...

Ansco Shur-Flash

Item is an inexpensive box camera made of fiberboard and covered with imitation leather. The camera has a Gallileo-type viewfinder only (no brilliant viewfinder), flash contacts, and a single speed shutter that is fast enough to accommodate bulb f...

Ansco Vest Pocket No.0

Item is a small, folding strut camera for making 4 x 6.5cm exposures on 127 film. Unlike folding bed cameras, the lens remains exposed (on the outside of the camera) when the camera is collapsed. Lens is an Ansco Anastigmat f6.3.

Anscoflex

Item is an all-metal camera designed by Raymond Loewy for 6 x 6 cm (2.36" x 2.36") exposures on 620 film. Designed to mimic the look of a twin lens camera, the topmost "lens" is in fact a brilliant viewfinder, it is a simple bo...

Argoflex E

Item consists of an Argus Argoflex E twin-lens reflex camera made in the U.S.A. It was the first 620 film TLR camera produced by Argus. The camera features gear-coupled lenses allowing the user to focus using the viewfinder, an f4.5/75mm Argus Var...

Argoflex EF

Item is a metal twin lens reflex camera for 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" exposures on 620 format roll film. Coupled front lens focusing.

Argus 264 Instant Load

Item is an instant load 126 cartridge film camera with an 44 mm Argus Cintar lens. The camera features fixes shutter speed, auto exposure using a selenium cell and has a flashcube socket, tripod socket, and automatic film speed sensing.

Argus C3

Item is a 35mm camera. Very solid and durable design, similar to the box camera.

Argus C3 (35mm camera)

Item is a 35mm rangefinder camera produced by the Argus Camera Corporation. The C3 model was produced by the company from 1939 to 1966. The serial number on this camera, 1473750, indicated this one was manufactured in 1956. The camera has the same...

Asahi Pentax 6 x 7

Item is a professional medium format single lens reflex camera for 6 x 7 cm images on 120 or 220 roll film. This camera has a design similar to a 35mm camera with interchangeable Takumar lenses and range finders. It has a Penta Prism viewfinder, a...

Assorted camera filters

Item contains the following filters: 1 Olympus 55mm Skylight 1A 1 Fuji Film Light Balancing Filter A2 for Fujica Single-8 1 Kodak Series VII Daylight Filter for Type A film 1 Kodak Series VI color compensating filter CC-10M 1 Kodak Series VI yello...

Auto Graflex

Item consists of a single lens reflex Auto Graflex camera for 3.25 x 4.25" plates or film sheets. It has a disappearing Bausch & Lomb 166mm f/4.5 lens, a collapsible viewing hood and a cloth curtain New Simplified Focal Plane Shutter with...

Baby Hawkeye

Item is a small box camera for 4 x 6.5 cm (1.57" x 2.55") exposures on 127 format roll film. Manufactured in England circa 1936, the camera is an all-metal box with a unidentified lens and a simple Kodak shutter. It has a simple wire vie...

Balda Baldax 6x6

Item is a folding camera for 6 x 6 cm (2.36" x 2.36") exposures on 120 format roll film. Lens is a Schneider Xenar 7.5cm f2.9 with Compur Shutter.

Baldamatic

Item is a 35mm camera with rapid-wind key on base. It has a coupled selenium light meter. Lens is a Baldanar F2.8 45mm with a Prontomat shutter. Automatic exposure is regulated with shutter speeds from 1/30th - 1/300th of a second.

Balda-Werk

Baldessa 1A

Item is a small 35 mm camera with an ISCO colour Westanar lens 1:2.8, F45mm. It has a Prontor shutter coupled with light meter, a distance meter for manual focusing.

Balda-Werk

Baldinette

Item is a 35 mm camera, similar in design to the Kodak Retinette model. Lens is a Baldanar 50 mm f3.5 with a Pronto shutter. The camera has an uncoupled rangefinder called Mess-Baldinette, with a coupled rangefinder called Super-Baldinette. It als...

Balda-Werk

Bentzin Primar folding camera

Item is an compact double extension folding plate or sheet film camera for 9 x 12 cm (3.5" x 4.75"). Lens is a Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 1 :4,5 f : 13.5cm with a Compur shutter (1 to 1/200th). The camera has both a brilliant viewfinder and ...

Bosley B2

Item is a compact 35mm camera with coupled rangefinder and an Anastigmat F3.2/44 mm lens in a helical mount. It has a double exposure prevention mechanism.

Bolsey

Box and snapshot roll film cameras

Series contains simple, snapshot cameras designed for mass public consumption, taking advantage of the new flexible roll film that was developed in 1883. The box camera was a logical follow up from the original simple camera obscuras, often having...

Braun Branette

Item consists of a Braun Nurnberg Branette 35mm camera, made in Germany. It features a Staeble-Kata 1:2.8/45mm lens and a Vero shutter with speeds 1/25 to 1/200 sec + B.

Braun

Brownie Bullet Camera

Item consists of a Kodak Brownie Bullet Camera. It is an eyelevel 127 roll film camera that was modeled as an upscale version of the Brownie Holiday. Other cameras with identical designs but different names include the Brownie Chiquita Camera and ...

Brownie Hawkeye flash model

Item is a small hand held box camera with Bakelite body, brilliant viewfinder and Kodalite Flash-holder attachment. For 6 x 6 cm exposures on 620 roll film. One of the best selling Brownie cameras ever made, it is a simple easy to use design creat...

Brownie No. 2 Model F

Item is Brownie No. 2 Model F box camera that used 120 film to make pictures 5.7 x 8.25 cm in size. It has a leatherette covered aluminum body and a simple lens with 3 aperture settings and a rotary shutter.

Brownie No. 2A Model B

Item consists of a Kodak No. 2-A Brownie Model B box roll film camera. It used size 116 film and made a picture 6.4x10.8cm. The camera has a leatherette covered card body, a metal film carrier, and two reflecting finders. Case can be removed for l...

Brownie No. 2C Model A

Item consists of a Kodak No. 2-C Brownie Model A box camera. The camera used 130 roll film for an image size of 5.715 x 10.795 cm. It has a standard Meniscus achromatic lens and a rotary shutter.

Brownie Reflex Synchro Model

Item is a small Bakelite camera for 127 roll film. Designed to mimic the look of a twin lens camera, the topmost "lens" is in fact a brilliant viewfinder and cannot be used for focusing, it is a simple box camera design.

Brownie StarFlash

Item consists of a red Kodak Brownie StarFlash camera. It was manufactured by the Canadian Kodak Co., Limited in Toronto Ontario, and produces 4x4cm images on 127 film. It has a plastic body and built in flash.

Brownie Super 27

Item consists of a Kodak Brownie Super 27 viewfinder camera. The camera uses 127 roll film, has a Kodar f/8 lens with two stops, sunny, f/13.5 and cl'dy br't/flash f/8. A knob on the front of the lens allows for a choice of focus zones, ...

Brownie Target SIX-20

For 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. exposure on 620 film Acromatic lens, 2 aperture settings, rotary shutter. Metal and leatherette case. Case will not separate to open camera.

Brownie Target Six-16

Item consists of a Brownie Target Six-16 box roll film camera that used film sized 616 to make pictures sized 6.35 x 10.8 cm. It was made in Canada, and has a simple meniscus lens and a rotary shutter. The body is a metal box covered in black leat...

Brownie Target Six-20

Item is a small box camera with leatherette casing and metal faceplate. Camera is loaded with Kodak Verichrome 620 film.

Bullet Camera

Item is a mass produced Bakelite camera for 127 film format, designed for Kodak by Walter Dorwin Teague. Simple lens on helical extension tube, only one shutter speed. Collapsible frame viewfinder on top of camera. Red film counter window on back.

Calumet CC-400 4x5

Item is a monorail view camera that was designed based on the Kodak Master View Camera, the rights of which were sold to the Calumet Manufacturing Company in 1955. Currently has a Linhof lens.

Cameras

Sub-series illustrates the production history of the Kodak company's commercial camera production. The collection represents all major styles of medium and small format cameras produced by the company and consists of 171 plate and film camera...

Kodak Canada Inc.

Canon BC-60N Battery Charger

Item consists of a Canon BC-60N battery charger. It has an input of AC 120V 60Hz 110mA, and an output of DC 12V 350mA. There are two lights on the top to indicate if the battery is charging or if the charge is complete.

Image Arts

Canon Canonet 28

Item is the rangefinder model of the Canonet 28. It has a CDS (cadmium sulphide) cell above the lens which is a Canon F2.8 40 mm. It has a Canonlite D flash attached to the hot shoe mount.

Canon Canonet QL 25 (35mm camera)

Item is a 35 mm rangefinder camera. This is an automatic exposure camera with shutter priority and manual override. The camera has a Canon SE f2.5, 45mm lens with a Copal SV shutter, with speeds from 1/15 - 1/500th of a second.

Canon RC-760

Item consists of a Canon RC-760 digital single lens reflex camera. It has a 2/3" CCD Image Sensor, records in still video format, and uses a still video floppy disk. It has the original Canon Zoom SV 11-66mm 1:1.2 lens and comes equipped with...

Canon Inc.

Carl Zeiss S-Planar 1:2.8 60mm

Item is a lens composed of 6 elements in 4 groups with a picture angle of 39 degrees. The distance scale is graduated in meters and feet up to 0.6 m and 2 feet. The aperture scale is 2.8 to 22 with a fully automatic aperture diaphragm. The lens is...

Contaflex II

Item is a 35mm, single lens reflex camera manufactured by the Zeiss Ikon Company. This model, introduced in 1954, has a Tessar 45mm f2.8 lens and synchro-compur leaf shutter. The camera has a built-in, uncoupled selenium exposure meter and a telep...

Contax 137 MA Quartz

Item is an automatic exposure single-lens reflex 35mm camera. Metering is center-weighted and aperture priority.

Contax 137 MA Quartz

Item is a 35mm camera with a built in electric 3 frames per second motor winder powered by four AA batteries that also run the metering and shutter timing. The camera has modes for aperture priority and manual.

Contax II

Item is a 35mm camera with satin chrome finish on top and trim. Winding and speed setting on top right, shutter speeds to 1/1250, and rangefinder and viewfinder windows combined. Lens is a Sonnar 50mm, 1:2.

Coronet Midget camera

Item is a molded walnut Bakelite camera with cast metal hardware and dual lenses. The front metal plate is cast with "CORONET, MIDGET, 16 mm FILM, MADE BY THE CORONET CAMERA CO. BIRMINGHAM, BRITISH PATENTS APPLIED FOR, DESIGN REGISTERED."...

DL-500 Wide Date

Item is a automatic snapshot camera for photographs on 35 mm film. DL refers to "drop-in loading". Includes a 28mm/45mm standard lens. Has a display function of the date on the photos.

Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd.

Detective cameras

Items in this series are photographic devices designed to be inconspicuous, intended for photographers to make candid exposures without the subject being aware. The first detective cameras appeared with the production of commercially available dry...

Scovill & Adams Company

Digital and pre-digital cameras

Series contains cameras that are designed to capture images using sensors and digital storage media instead of film, as well as pre-digital cameras that combined digital technology with film. The digital camera replaced the traditional film camera...

Dollar Box Camera

Item is a small strapless box camera with a single viewfinder that uses 127 film for 4x6.5cm exposures. Some versions are identified "Ansco Dollar Camera" on the front but this specific one only has "Ansco" on the front. This m...

Dry plate cameras

This series contains cameras designed for use with commercially manufactured dry plate negatives. Produced between about 1880 and 1900, these cameras began to be marketed to amateur photographers due to the relative ease of using dry plates. Expos...

Duaflex I

Item consists of a Kodak Duaflex I camera and a Kodak Duaflex flash-holder. Camera is black and silver with a Kodet lens. Uses 620 film. Tripod mount. Made in Toronto. 620 roll film pseudo twin-lens reflex. Flash-holder imported by the Canadian Ko...

Dynamatic II

Item is a 35 mm single lens reflex camera. Features include automatic exposure using selenium light metering, with 3 sensors positioned around the lens, a Lanthar 2.8 50mm lens, and Prontor-Matic-Y shutter.

Early cameras

This series consists of original and duplicate early cameras from the beginning of the history of photography. Based on the basic design of the camera obscura and produced between about 1820 and 1870, these simple devices were usually solid or sli...

Ensign Box Camera

Item is an Ensign rollfilm box camera that takes 3.25 x 2.25 inch exposures on 120 film. The camera has two viewfinders, three unlabelled aperture settings, and two shutter speeds.

Ensign model V

Item is a folding camera for 3 x 4 in. exposures on Ensign quarter plate film. Lens is an Ensign Anastigmat series 6 lens, Sector shutter 1 sec. - 1/100 sec.

Exakta VX 500

Item is a 35 mm. film camera designed by Karl Nüchterlein and produced by the Ihagee Kamerawerk company in Dresden, Germany. The Exakta has interchangeable lenses, 1/30 - 1/60 Horz. Shutter and an Accura Diamatic 1:2.8 28mm lens attached.

Exakta VX IIa

Item is a small format camera for 35mm exposures on 127 film. The kit includes a carrying case, Weston Master II light meter, filters, waist level viewfinder, lens hood and extender tube. Lens is a Carl Zeiss Jena Pncolar 50mm f2 lens.

Ihagee

Exakta VXIIa

Item is a 35mm camera, the first with interchangeable bayonet-mount lenses. This one has a Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 2/58 lens (serial A# 5545070).

Exakta Varex 500

Item is a postwar model camera, made in occupied East Germany. is possibly a variant of the VX 500 , but not exactly like it. The prism can be removed, shutter speeds are B, Flash, 1/30 to 1/500 sec, double flash sync contact at left side, lens is...

Exakta Varex iia

Item is a small format camera for 35mm exposures on 127 film. The kit includes a carrying case, Weston Master II light meter, filters, waist level viewfinder, lens hood, Bushness Reflect Adapter, extender tube, Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 50mm lens and...

Ihagee

Falcon Miniature

Item consists of a Falcon Miniature made in New York by Utility Manufacturing Company. It is a 127 film camera with a half frame viewfinder and a black Bakelite body. It has a Wollensak Minivar 50mm lens with fixed aperture and fixed focus, a one ...

Fiarchild Aerial Camera

Item is a typical handheld camera using 5.7 inch roll film. The transport is by a built-in clockwork (one shot at a time) to be wound by a large lever at the left of the body to generate a flat film plane. Some suction is generated during exposure...

Field cameras

This series contains view cameras whose lighter and more compact design, as compared to larger, studio style cameras, allowed for them to be easily transported for use in outdoor settings and for travelling. Alterations like collapsible bellows (f...

Foka, folding camera

Item consists of a Foka folding camera with a F. Deckel-Munchen leaf shutter and a Rodenstock Trinar Anastigmat 1:4.5 f=10.5cm lens. The maker of the shutter, F. Deckel, was a German company based in Munich. The Foka cameras were imported from Ger...

Folding (bellows) cameras

This series contains cameras designed for roll film and employed a folding design, in which a front flap opened and lens and bellows extended from the camera body. This design balanced the need to produce large sized negatives while making the cam...

Foth-Flex II

Item is a medium format, twin lens reflex camera for 6 x 6 cm exposures on 120 format film. Lens is an Anistigmant 75mm, F2.5 with a cloth focal plane shutter (speeds from 2 second to 1/500th). This model of camera was available in both left and r...

Fuji DL-95 Super

Item is a Fuji DL-95 Super. DL for drop-in loading. 35mm film, autofocus, red-eye reduction, panorama mode options.

Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd.

Gavaert Gevabox 6x9

Item is a Gevaert Gevabox 6x9 box camera that took 6x9 images on 120 film. It was manufactured by L. Gevaert & Cie, a Belgian company that merged with Agfa AG and Bayer AG in 1964. It has a rectangular metal body with chrome edges, a single-sp...

Haco-44

Item consists of a grey Haco-44 twin-lens reflex camera and case for 4 x 4cm exposures on 127 film. Manufactured by Tougodo, a Japanese camera maker that was active from 1930 to the mid 1960s, this model was also sold under the name Toyoca-44, Kin...

Heritage Camera Collection

  • 2005.006
  • Collection
  • [between ca. 1860 and 2010]

The Heritage Camera Collection is comprised of cameras, mainly from the Wilhem E. Nassau Camera Collection, the Irving G. Rumney fonds, and several other small, individual donations. This collection traces the evolution of the tools of popular pho...

IMAGE 25TF

Item is an automatic point and shoot camera for photographs on 110 film. Includes built in lenses, "normal" and "telephoto". Camera has no identifiable manufacturer marking.

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