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

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.
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


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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