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Williamson Aeroplane Camera

OBJECT TYPE: Camera
MANUFACTURER: Williamson Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
NATIONALITY: English
PLACE MANUFACTURED: England, London
INTRODUCTION DATE: ca. 1915
FILM TYPE: rollfilm
FUNCTIONAL TYPE: aerial
INTERCHANGEABLE LENS: Yes    INTEGRATED SHUTTER: Yes

NOTES:
  Box shaped aerial camera with propeller at front. Camera attaches to
  the bottom of airplane; propeller provides power for film advance.

OBJECT IDENTIFIER: W7290.00001

BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCE: McKeown, Jim & McKeown, Joan. --Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras: 1997/1998.-- Grantsburg, WI: Centennial Photo, 1996. pp 440.//

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Williamson Aeroplane Camera

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