Item 2005.006.05.68 - No. 2 Brownie Model B

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No. 2 Brownie Model B

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  • [between 1901 and 1933] (Manufacturing)
    Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

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2 pieces of photographic equipment : camera ; carrying case

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Item is Brownie No. 2 Model B box camera that used 120 film to make pictures 5.7 x 8.25 cm in size. It has a meniscus lens and rotary shutter and two reflecting finders. The camera has a leatherette covered card body with a grained pattern. It has two sliding mechanisms: one for a bulb or time setting and the other for 3 aperture choices.

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Some dust and wearing of leatherette covering.

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Donated to Ryerson University Library and Archives Special Collections department by Howard & Carole Tanenbaum.


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Camera is kept within a carrying case for the No. 2 Brownie Camera made by the Canadian Kodak Co. The case seems to be made of a leather covered card body with adjustable leather straps.

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