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Camera with case and accessories

Object Number: 
INV.5450ab
Date: 
1913-1930
Medium: 
Leather, wood, metal, textile, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall (camera): 7 3/8 x 9 1/8 x 6 in. (18.7 x 23.2 x 15.2 cm) Case: 8 1/4 x 12 x 7 3/8 in. ( 21 x 30.5 x 18.7 cm )
Marks: 
etched: on plate inside camera body: "R. B. AUTO GRAFLEX / CURTAIN APERTURE" stamped: on inside of film pack adapter: "MANUFACTURED BY / FOLMER GRAFLEX CORPORATION / ROCHESTER N.Y. U.S.A." stamped: on metal plate attached to bottom of camera: "R. B. GRA
Description: 
"Graflex" model camera ("a") with detachable 3-1/4 x 4 1/4 inch film pack adapter and Zeiss lens; with purple velvet-lined leather case ("b") containing two packs of Kodak "Plus-X" film and a yellow filter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Fenwick Beekman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group