North and Central America

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1000001 Map of North and Central America

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4955 Archival description results for North and Central America

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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 flashes. It used 120 size roll film.

No. 3 Brownie camera, model B

Item is a wooden box camera with leatherette covering for large 8.25 x 10.8 cm (3.25 x 4.25") exposures on 124 film. The design is simple, with a fixed focus and shutter speed. The roll film was advanced past the lens manually with a small crank. The original sales price was $4.00.

Kodak Pony 828

Item is a small, Bakelite camera for 8 exposures on 828 format roll film (developed by Kodak in 1935 and similar in size to 135 film, without sprocket holes). The camera features a simple viewfinder, 51mm f 4.5 lens and a 4 speed Flash 200 shutter.

No. 2 Cartridge Hawkeye Model C

Item is a leatherette covered box camera for exposures on 120 film. Originally designed and produced by the Boston Camera Company, Hawk-Eye camera production changed hands twice, once in 1890 when sold to the Blair Camera Company, then again in 1907, when Eastman Kodak purchased the company. Simple lens and rotary shutter.

No. 2C Brownie camera

Item is a fairly large box camera, for 6 7.5 x 12.7 cm (3 x 5") exposures on Kodak 130 film. Simple lens and rotary shutter.

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.

No. 2 Brownie model F

Item is an aluminum box camera for 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2 1/4" x 3 1/4") exposures on 120 film. This is a variation on previous models, which were leatherette covered cardboard. Simple lens with 3 aperture settings and rotary shutter.

Kodak Chevron camera

Item is a 6X6 leaf-shutter 620 [medium format] brushed silver metal camera. It is a higher-end member of the Kodak 620 camera family and is equipped with a 78mm Ektar with maximum aperture of f3.5 and top shutter speed of 1/800 of a second. The camera comes with original packaging including cable release, camera manual, lens cleaning paper and brown leather field case. Also includes a Chevron sports viewfinder kit, for photographic sporting events by enabling framing while holding the camera at arms length. Manufactured in Rochester, New York.

Brownie Target Six-20

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

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 created by Eastman Kodak employee Arthur H. Crapsey. The original sales price was $5.50 for the camera alone and $7.00 for the flash model.

No. 3 Brownie

Item is a simple box with a rotary shutter. Body is black with black handle at the top. Written on the metal film carrier "No. 3 Brownie camera model B U.S. Patents Oct. 6 1914, Feb.1 1916, March 21 1916." Uses box roll film, film size 124.

Kodak No. 1A Autographic Junior

Item consists of an autographic No. 1A Kodak Junior camera. It uses 116 film to make 2.5 x 4.25 inch time or instantaneous exposures. The camera has an achromatic rapid rectilinear meniscus lens and an aperture scale from f8 to f45.2. The bellows are adjusted to focus an have a pointer on a 6 to 100 feet scale.

Autographic No. 1A Kodak Junior

Item consists of an autographic No. 1A Kodak Junior camera. It uses 116 film to make 2.5 x 4.25 inch time or instantaneous exposures. The camera has an achromatic meniscus lens and an aperture scale from f8 to f45.2. The bellows are adjusted to focus an have a pointer on a 6 to 100 feet scale.

No. 1A Pocket Kodak

Item is a No. 1A Pocket Kodak. It is a medium sized camera with black leather casing, metal clasps, and Kodex No. 1 shutter (manufactured by Eastman Kodak Company, the rest of the camera body was produced by the Canadian branch), that made 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch exposures on 116 film. The A indicates that the camera is an Autographic version that allowed the photographer to add written information to the film. Includes a cable release.

Kodak Senior Six-20

Item is a self-erecting folding amateur camera for 8 exposures of 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2 1/2 x 4 1/4") on 620 roll film. Lens is an f4.5 with a Kodamatic shutter. This camera originally sold for $31.00 in the United States, this model was assembled by the Canadian Kodak Company, at the Weston plant in Toronto.

Kodak No. 3A Folding Brownie Model A

Item consists of a Kodak No. 3A Folding Brownie Camera, Model A. It is a viewfinder folding camera with a black imitation leather covered wood body.It uses type 124 film rolls to make a picture size of 8.3 x 14 cm (the size of a postcard). This item is a Brownie Ball Bearing shutter model, which was only manufactured from April 1914-1915, all other No. 3A Folding Brownie Model A cameras were manufactured from 1909 to 1913 and have a F.P.K. Automatic shutter. It has a meniscus lens and an aperture scale from f8 to 64 with hints based on the weather of which to choose. The shutter has speeds B, T, 1/25, 1/50 and 1/100 sec. The bellows are adjusted to focus and have a pointer on a 6 to 100 feet scale. A reflecting viewfinder also folds out with the bellows and can be flipped between vertical and horizontal shots.

Kodak Junior Six-16 Series II

Item consists of a Kodak Junior Six-16 Series II folding camera. It used Kodak 616 film rolls and has a Kodak Anastigmat f6.3/126mm lens with a Kodak No.1 Kodex leaf shutter.

Jiffy Kodak Six-20 Series II

Item consists of a Kodak Jiffy Six-20 Series II medium format folding camera. It used 620 roll film, for a picture size of 6x9cm. The lens is a 105mm f/8 filter slip-on Twindar Lens with a focus range of 5 to 10 feet +inf. It has manual front focusing, a simple spring, one-speed, rotary shutter, two reflecting bright finders, and a metal body covered with black leatherette.

Kodak Bantam f4.5

Item consists of a Kodak Bantam. It is a folding camera that used Kodak's 828 film format. It is a black compact camera with a Kodak Anastigmat Special f-4.5 47mm lens and a folding frame finder. It was a very common camera.

Kodak Bantam f6.3

Item consists of a Kodak Bantam. It is a folding camera that used Kodak's 828 film format. It is a black compact camera with a Kodak Anastigmat f-6.3 53mm lens, a rigid finder, and a plastic body.

Kodak Tourist II

Item consists of a Kodak Tourist II Camera. It uses 620 film and makes 8 6x9cm frames. The lens is a Kodak Anaston f:4.5 105mm, and the shutter is the Flash Kodamatic, although there were many different lens/shutter combinations available. It has an eye-level viewfinder and an aluminum film advance knob. It is one of the last styles of Kodak folding roll film cameras. The Tourist II features a new viewfinder and redesigned top cover from the original Tourist, and allows for an optional 828 roll film adapter.

Kodak Bantam f5.6

Item consists of a Kodak Bantam f5.6 model 828 film camera. It is a compact folding camera with an f:5.6 50mm Kodak Anastigmat lens.

Kodak No 2 Folding Cartridge Hawk-Eye model B

Item is a Kodak No. 2 Folding Cartridge Hawkeye Model B camera. Manufactured by the Canadian Kodak Co. Limited in Toronto, Ont. Shutter made in Rochester N.Y., U.S.A. by Eastman Kodak Co. Features a Kodex No. o meniscus lens with a Kodak shutter with options for Time (T), Bulb (B), 1/25 and 1/50 sec. Uses Kodak No. 116 film.

Kodak Tourist camera

Item is a compact, self-erecting folding camera for 8 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2.25" x 3.25") exposures on 620 roll film. An adapter kit could be used to alter the exposure size using one of a series of 4 masks. Body is die-cast aluminum.

Cannon, Dennis

Kodak Recomar 18

Item is a folding camera for 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2.25" x 3.25") plate or sheet film. The camera was designed as the Nagel 18 by Dr. August Nagel for his company in Stuttgart Germany and renamed the Recomar 18 after the company was purchased by Kodak and became the German branch of Eastman Kodak: Kodak AG. Lens is a Kodak compur.

No.3A Folding Pocket Kodak Model B5

Item is a vertical style folding bed camera for 8.25 x 14 cm (3 1/4" x 5 1/2") exposures on 122 roll film. The shutter has Timer and Bulb settings and a Bausch & Lomb lens.

Kodak Monitor Six-20

Item is a folding Roll film camera for 620 film. Viewfinder on top, with Kodamatic flash shutter and synchron contact. Kodak anastigmat 4.5 105mm lens. The Monitor was also manufactured for 616 film.

Kodak Vigilant Junior Six 20

Item is a typical Kodak folding roll film camera for 620 film. The simple Kodak shutter allows T, B, and I. The Kodet lens goes from F1:12.5 to F:32. The non-optical viewfinder is a folding frame type, there is also a brilliant viewfinder. The camera comes with manual and box.

Plenax PB-20

Item is a typical folding 620 roll film camera - uses an inset mask to shoot 6 X 9 cm or 6 X 4.5 images. Shutter has no ID marking.
Tripar Lens.

Kodak Vest Pocket Autographic

Item is a folding trellis strut camera from the Vest Pocket series for 4.5 x 6 cm (1.77" x 2.36") exposures on 127 roll film. Lens is a Kodak Anastigmat 84mm f4.7, with a ball-bearing shutter with B,T, 1/25, 1/50, etc.. A case in included.

Kodak Vest Pocket Model B

Item is a folding strut camera from the popular Eastman Kodak Vest Pocket Kodak series. For 4.5 x 6 cm (1.75" x 2.36") exposures on small format, 127 roll film.

No. 2 Folding Autographic Brownie

Item is a self-erecting folding camera for 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2 1/2" x 3 1/4") exposures with 120 autographic roll film. The Autogrpahic feature allowed notes to be made on the film by scratching them into the film paper with a special stylus. A window opened in the back of the camera to expose the backing paper. Lens is a Bausch and Lomb with Kodak ball bearing shutter.

Kodak Premoette Senior camera

Item is a self-erecting folding bed camera for use with 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2 1/2" x 4 1/4") Premo brand film packs. Lens is a Rapid Rectilinear lens by Bausch and Lomb with a Kodak Ball Bearing shutter and cable release.

Kodak Senior Six-20

Item is a self-erecting folding amateur camera for 8 exposures of 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2 1/2 x 4 1/4") on 620 roll film. This camera originally sold for $30.00 in the United States.

Jiffy Kodak V.P.

Item is a Vest Pocket strut camera for 4.5 x 6cm exposures on 127 roll film. Strut cameras differed from other folding cameras in that the lens remained exposed or uncovered when the camera was folded down. This model has a Bakelite body.

Mckoewn Pg 505

No. 2A folding autographic brownie

Item is a folding autographic camera that allowed one to write on the negative using a metal stylus. Photos were taken on 120 roll film. In 1917 the ends were changed from a squared to rounded version, and the No. 2A was produced with the rounded ends until 1926.

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.

Kodak Tourist camera

Item is a typical mass-produced, self-erecting, folding roll film camera for amateur use. Made 8 5.7 x 8.25 exposures on 620 roll film, but could be converted for other formats with the Kodak Tourist Adapter Kit.

No. 3A Autographic Kodak special

Item consists of a No. 3A Autographic Kodak special folding camera that makes pictures sized 3.25 x 5.5" on 122 film. Comes with CRF rangefinder. This is one of the very first cameras manufactured with a coupled rangefinder. The Autographic feature allowed notes to be made on the film by scratching them into the film paper with a special stylus. A window opened in the back of the camera to expose the backing paper.

No. 1A Autographic Kodak Jr.

Item is a folding camera for For 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. exposures on A-116 film. This was a version of the No. 1A Kodak Jr. updated to include the autogrpahic feature, which allowed notes to be made on the film by scratching them into the film paper with a special stylus. A window opened in the back of the camera to expose the backing paper. The original selling price was between $11 and $24. Has a Kodak F-79 lens. Lens is a Kodak Anastigmat F-77 lens, 130 mm. with a Kodak ball bearing shutter.

No. 3A Folding Autographic Brownie

Item is a folding camera for 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. exposures. The Autogrpahic feature allowed notes to be made on the film by scratching them into the film paper with a special stylus. A window opened in the back of the camera to expose the backing paper. Lens is a Bausch + Lomb rectilinear lens with ball bearing shutter 1/25 - 1/100 sec. The camera was manufactured from 1913-1926.

Graflex RB Series D

The Graflex RB is a single-lens reflex camera, the last of the family of field cameras known as "Graflex cameras", in contrast to the "Graphic" Graflex cameras. This model was produced between 1928-1947. It features a rotating back (abbreviated to RB), 4" x 5" plate holder, a light-excluding focusing-hood, interchangeable film holders, extensible lens with hood, and a f/4.5 anastigmat lens with a focal length of 7-1/2 inches (190mm), and is is designed to be held at waist height for use. The Graflex was used in the USA Navy and favoured for its ability to capture outdoor and action scenes. The aperture and tension can be adjusted according to the shutter speed plate, a table mounted on the side of the camera indicating adjustments. The Graflex RB series D is composed of straight-grain Honduras mahogany covered with black Morocco leather and chrome details.

This camera is accompanied by a carrying case of wood, black leather, and green felt. It contains one camera instruction manual: "Instruction manual for Graflex Cameras: RB Super D & RB Series B: Also Earlier Models including Series B, RB Series D, Auto, RB Auto, Auto Jr., RB Tele & RB Jr." It also contains 7 film holders and one replacement rotating back. The back piece is inscribed with: "Graflex Cute film Magazine: Pat Sept 7, 1920 Other Patents Pending: Made in U.S.A. by Folmer Graflex Corporation Rochester, N.Y., U.S.A., 43. For use of this alternate back, the camera back must be removed and rotated.

Reversible Back Premo camera

Item is a folding field camera for exposures on 8x10 plates, manufactured by the Rochester Optical and Camera Company. Wood camera with red bellows and brass hardware. Created for advanced amateur and professional photographers, the back was reversible to allow the photographer to photograph in both landscape and portrait orientations and had adjustable tilt to account for distortion. Includes a Ross f8-64 lens.

Log Focus Revolving Back Conley Model XV

Item is a folding dry plate camera with Wollensak lens, f2.5-16, Conley Safety Shutter 1 - 1/1000 sec. Mahogany and nickel construction with brown leather finish and red bellows. The Conley Camera company was based in Rochester Minnesota and frequently sold via the Sears mail order catalogue. The double-extension bellows allow for The date of 1907 printed on the camera refers to a Patent date, not the production date of the camera, which was between 1909 and 1918. This model was manufactured to accommodate 5 dry plate sizes, this one being 3.25" x 5.5".

Mousetrap camera [replica]

Item is a small, wooden camera obscura with a single meniskus lens to demonstrate function of matt glass focusing screen and focal length. It is a replica built in the style of the small "mousetrap" cameras designed by William Henry Fox Talbot in the mid 1830's. They were simple wooden boxes with a single lens used to expose paper negatives, sensitized by silver nitrate (the calotype or Talbotype process). Exposures often took hours, and Talbot had several of the cameras made by a local joiner near his country home in Laycock, Wiltshire.

Nassau, Wilhelm E.

Marktime

Item is a clockwork timer that will switch an enlarger On and Off to a preset timefor exposure. A time scale allows settings form 0 to 60 seconds. One can lock a time to repeat it, if neccesary. Includes instruction manual

Kodak ektagraphic ir remote control

Item is an Infrared remote control (two pieces, transmiter and receiver) for Ektagraphic slide projectors. These units operates the advance/reverse focus functions function of the projector. Wireless receiver is connected to projector via the wired remote jack. The item comes with original box.

Eastman Kodak Company

Packard-Ideal shutter

Item is a mechanical shutter with pneumatic operation, includes bulb and tubing. The Packard-Ideal shutter is used behind the lens in large-format view cameras.

Packard Shutter Company

Kodak auto-release

Item is an auto-release shutter mechanism for still cameras, which allowed one to take self pictures. By hooking the shoulder of the cable shutter release from the camera into the extended spring clip, an additional 10 second period was available to take the picture after pushing up the release lever. Instructions are attached.

Eastman Kodak Company

Revolving stereoscope viewer (A. Mattey)

Item is a wooden tabletop stereoscope with binocular viewer made with 50 built in glass stereographs of landscapes from Quebec and Montreal, factories and vernacular photography. Top of the stereoscope can open for additional light. Inside the object is a revolving metal belt (patented by Alexander Beckers) holding the stereographs that can be turned by the circular handles on the outside of the viewer.

Written on object: 76/Unis-France Stereoscopes Mattey-Paris/3.

Sawyer's View-Master (model B)

Item is a circular brown plastic view master with binocular shape viewer. Item comes with one reel of 7 diametrical, 16 mm colour transparencies of Niagara Falls, New York. Item opens and closes with lock at the top. Lever is designed to rotate transparencies.

Tru-Vue viewer box set (Tru-Vue company)

Item is a brown plastic 3D viewer built with a push-down lever between the lenses. The lever is designed to rotate a reel containing three-dimensional black and white 35 mm acetate film manufactured by Tru-Vue Company. Images are inserted through the slot on the left side of the lenses. Item comes with square plastic windows to illuminate backs of transparencies on view. Once the film is circulated, it rewinds itself on the right hand side of the viewer. Item comes in original box with 4 original films depicting Pikes Peak Region and Depth Photography. Item also comes with instructions on how to use the Tru-Vue set and an additional business reply card with more instructions for the camera.

Kodak wooden developing tank

Item consists of a wooden box used for black and white film developing, containing a stainless steel round metal film tank and reel for 120mm film, 2 handles for film winding that fit through holes in the box, 1 film spool, and a metal instrument. A metal spool holder is mounted to the inside of the box. To use the developing tank, the film backing paper is attached to a spindle in the wooden developing tank, along with a light-tight cover, all of which are wound onto the spindle. The spindle is then transferred to the metal developing tank to be processed.

Source: Early Photography (2019). Roll-film developing tanks. Retrieved from: http://www.earlyphotography.co.uk/site/entry_D70-X.html

Kodak Developing and Printing Outfit No. 2

Item consists of a cardboard box containing materials necessary to develop film and print black and white photographs at home. Items include a Kodak candle lamp darkroom light, glass chemical stirrer, glass measuring cup, darkroom thermometer, 3 black enameled printing trays, black enameled adjustable printing frame for 95 x 150 mm (3.75" x 6"), 95 x 95mm (3.75" x 3.75"), and 65 x 95 mm (2.5" x 3.75") prints. The set includes the original yellow Kodak box, and an insturction booklet for the use of the set.

Wooden camera obscura [replica]

Cameras of this kind were used during the 18th and 19th century by artists and travelling tourists to sketch landscapes and buildings. A piece of transparent paper was placed on the matte screen. One could now trace the outlines of the subject as a guide for later elaborate sketching or painting. It was the predecessor of photographic cameras which, after 1839, could record the image by the reaction of chemical substances to light. Later the simple meniscus lenses were replaced by more corrected lens elements.

Nassau, Wilhelm E.

Harris, Reginald Vanderbilt

File contains correspondence and agreement between The Ryerson Press, St. Paul's Church, Charles Bennett, and Reginald Harris. Included in the file are:
1) Correspondence and agreement for the book "The Church of St. Paul in Halifax" by R. V. Harris
2) Agreements and correspondence between The Ryerson Press and Reginald Harris for the book "The Oak Island Mystery".

Garden Court Apartments

Exterior photographs of an art-deco low-rise apartment building in a manicured landscape, with ivy-covered cottages behind the main gate. Completed around 1939-41, this apartment complex covers a 5.5-acre site located in the Leaside nieghbourhood of Toronto at 1477 Bayview Avenue. The apartment buildings are grouped around a large, central courtyard, landscaped by Dunington-Grubb and Stensson. The building plans eliminated long corridors by having separate entrances and stairways serving four to six apartments, and each apartment extends from one side of the building to the other. Architectural drawings for The Garden Court Apartments are in the Page and Steele Collection at the Archives of Ontario. Five original drawings for the landscape survive in the Dunington-Grubb/Stensson Collection at the University of Guelph.

Kettle, John

North Bridlewood public school

Exterior view of the single-storey concrete school building, taken in winter, and two interior views of classrooms. 1 classroom with students, 1 art room, empty and cluttered.

Jowett, Henry Roger

Portrait of a young woman in "S" curve dress

Item is a grey card with full body photograph of a young woman standing in a studio setting, with drapering and an urn to the right and a small wooden table with an oval portrait photograph to the left. The girl wears a light dress with dark embroidery in the Edwardian "S" curve style. At the bottom right on the card, embossed in black, "Westlake Bros/ CHATHAM, ONT."

Westlake Brothers

Vancouver, 4001 Mt. Seymour Pkwy

Winner of 1974 CHDC. Jury comments: "Sensitivity to form, exellent siting with good circulation combine to create both unit and community scale very appropriate to the setting. Neighbourhoods are visually identified by use of colour changes. Although these houses are attached, there isa walkway from front to back for each unit plus a separate basement entry.

Roaf, John

Wilfred Laurier University

File contains a certificate from Wilfred Laurier University's President and Vice-Chancellor Max Blouw to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation. Also included is a business card.

YMCA Environmental Learning Centre

File contains photographs depicting interior and exterior views of the YMCA Environmental Learning Centre, located in Kitchener-Waterloo. Interior views feature open common areas, and mechanical features. Exterior views include the angled solarium, the green roof, solar panels, and portions of the wood and steel structure which are burrowed into the earth.

Burley, Robert

Tru-Vue viewer

Binocular viewer is brown plastic, with black metal slide at the bottom for reel advancement. The eye pieces are fitted with transparent lenses for viewing images against translucent plastic backs--these allow ambient light to illuminate the images from behind. Molded into the body of the viewer is "TRU-VUE, ROCK ISLAND ILL, MADE IN U.S.A., U.S. PAT. 90564", and "INSERT FILM THIS END" (left side). The two-piece cardboard box has a silver top printed with the Tru-Vue logo in black, and a black bottom printed with "Tru-Vue Inc., Pictures With Depth, Rock Island, Illinois, printed and made in U.S.A." in silver.

Tru-Vue Company

Photolab envelopes

Packaging for photographs, used by various photolabs or photographic developers to deliver finished prints to the consumer. All used, open and empty.

Kodak Canada Inc.

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