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Rolleiflex Camera

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DESCRIPTION

"The vast majority of these pictures were taken with the above camera. This twin-lens Automatic Rolleiflex was purchased in 1947. At that time this camera was very popular with "Life" magazine photographers, press photographers, and serious amateurs. The camera was manufactured in Germany & had a Zeiss Tessar f:3.5 lens. The top lens projected an image on a groundglass and viewed from above. The bottom lens was the taking lens. It took 12 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 pictures on a 120 roll."

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 88132

Creation Date:  date unknown

Creator Name: Widmer, Jim

City: Theresa

County: Dodge

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Jim Widmer Photograph Collection

Genre: Photograph

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Loaned for scanning by Jim Widmer. "Focus On Theresa" Vol. A-Part 1, Page 1 Part of a series of photographs taken by Jim Widmer in Theresa Township in Wisconsin.

SUBJECTS

Cameras

Indoor photography

Intellectual life

Persons

Photography

Technology

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