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Paul's Cinematograph Camera No 2, 1896.

 
Paul's Cinematograph Camera No 2, 1896.
4 0 c m
 
32cm
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

Description

This camera was probably used to film Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee procesion in June 1897. It is mounted on a tripod base with a panning head, allowing the camera to be swivelled to follow the action, and is one of the earliest such devices. Robert W Paul (1869-1943) was one of the founders of the British film industry. An engineer by profesion, he became an inventor and manufacturer of cinematographic equipment, as well as a producer, cinematographer and showman.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10299904

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