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Camera - Curt Bentzin, circa 1910 Object Reg. No: HT 2823

Summary:
Photoographic camera and tripod, about 1910. Comes with a leather case and several small accessories: 4 lens attachments in brown leather cases, 1 dark slide and 5 double dark slides. Camera manufactured by Curt Bentzin in Gorlitz, Germany. Lenses manufactured by Carl Zeiss in Jena, Germany. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Ltd., Parkville, Victoria.
Description:
Concertina bellows and winding mechanism
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: laboratory apparatus
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Medical Research
Tertiary Classification: laboratory equipment
Place & Date Made: Rochester, New York, United States of America, circa 1910
User: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910

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Helmut Schug Posted on 24 Nov 2009 7:51 PM
[Explicit] , I do a research on Curt Bentzin, Goerlitz, and all the cameras he made. I would be interested in one or two photos of this camera (front and right side). That would be very kind. Thanks, Helmut
Discovery Centre Posted on 19 Dec 2009 3:19 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Helmut and thanks for your enquiry. We've referred this to one of our History & Technology staff for their advice. We’ll get back to you soon with some more information.

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