Camera, box; Houghton's Ltd; CT89.1880a

Name/Title

Camera, box

About this object

Box camera; a 2 1/4 A Box Form Ensign camera, made in London by Houghtons Ltd. The simple camera consists of a leather-covered, wooden box, with a lens and viewfinder at one end and a compartment for the film at one side.

Maker

Houghton's Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, Greater London, London

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, leather
processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

Printed on label: "MADE BY HOUGHTONS LTD LONDON / BRITISH / ENSIGN / MADE"

Technique

carpentered

Technique

covered

Technique

cast

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 110mm x l 137mm x w 90mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, photography

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

equipment

Object number

CT89.1880a

Rights

All rights reserved

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