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Prestwich 35mm cine camera, 1910.

Prestwich 35mm cine camera, 1910.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 31cm x 32cm


This cine camera was used by the travel photographer, Herbert Ponting (1870-1935), on Captain Robert Falcon Scott's (1868-1912) ill-fated Antarctic expedition of 1910. Ponting also pioneered the use of photography as an art form, not simply as a means of recording events.

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