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Camera - Ensign Carbine Tropical Model, Houghton-Butcher, London, 1920s-1930s Object Reg. No: ST 037218

Summary:
Ensign Carbine Tropical Model Camera, Made in London, England by the Houghton-Butcher Mfg. Co. Ltd.
Used by George Rayner in Antarctica, 1927-1939.

Rayner was the Biologist with the Discovery investigations in the waters of the Falkland Islands Dependencies. Research included hydrographic surveying and whale marking.
Description:
All metal case except for smaller leather handle. Lettering on case,
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs E. Rayner, 1984
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 86.00 mm (Height), 175.00 mm (Width), 40.00 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Measurement From Conservation.

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Tagged with: antarctic exploration, cameras
Themes this item is part of: Antarctica Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Image Making Equipment
Tertiary Classification: cameras
Inscriptions: Case lettering reads "MADE IN ENGLAND BY THE HOUGHTON-BUTCHER MFG. CO. LTD. LONDON / CARBINE / ENSIGN CARBINE TROPICAL MODEL
Maker: Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Co Ltd, London, England, Great Britain, 1939

Rayner was the Biologist with the Discovery investigations in the waters of the Falkland Islands Dependencies. Research included hydrographic surveying and whale marking. manufacturer was Houghton-Butcher Mfg Co. Ltd.
Original Owner: Mr George Rayner, 1927

Rayner was the Biologist with the Discovery investigations in the waters of the Falkland Islands Dependencies. Research included hydrographic surveying and whale marking. manufacturer was Houghton-Butcher Mfg Co. Ltd.

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