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Camera Bag - Nikon, FM2 Object Reg. No: HT 22093 1

Summary:
Black canvas camera bag containing assemblage of Nikon cameras and accessories.

This assemblage of photographic equipment was used by commercial photographer Norman Wodetzki in his photographic business in Melbourne. He used the Nikon FM2 camera set mostly for weddings and events, as well as Public Relations work at the University of Melbourne, and to record construction sites around Australia.
Description:
Black woven fabric bag with olive green lining and olive green shoulder strap. The bag has rubber protective strips around front and side edges, and stands on four small rubber feet. The bag zips closed at the top and also has two clips where it attaches on the front. It has a velcro closure pocket on either side, and a zip pocket on the front.

Inside main compartment are stored two Nikon FM2 cameras, a flash unit, a flash gun battery pack, and 6 lenses. In left pocket are 4 canisters of 35 mm film. In front zip pocket are a camera release, a black pouch with 5 filter lenses, and another black pouch with 6 lenses.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Norman Wodetzki, 2008
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 24 mm (Height), 280 mm (Width), 450 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: photographic equipment, photography, working life
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Image Making Equipment
Tertiary Classification: camera accessories
Manufacturer: Nikon, Japan, 1975-1985

The photographer bought the Nikon cameras in the mid 1970s and so this bag probably dates from about this time.
User: Mr Norman Wodetzki, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1975-2007

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