Camera, Aerial, Hand-Held, Kodak A-1, U.S. Navy
This hand-held, glass-plate camera, used by the U.S. Navy, has a Hawkeye Aerial F4.5 lens and a single-slit, variable-tension shutter. It was used to take oblique photos over the side of an open-cockpit aircraft. The design evolved from the Type A English camera, which was based on a captured German aerial design.
O.D. painted metal camera with wooden handles.
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- Eastman Kodak Company
- 17in long, 7in wide