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Camera, Aerial, Tokyo Kogaku Type 1


Display Status:

This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar room at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Camera, Aerial, Tokyo Kogaku Type 1

Collection Item Summary:

This is the second model of this small vertical mapping camera. It is displayed with a Tele Simlar 40 cm lens, mount, intervalometer, filters, and connecting cables. The canvas cover has been removed.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum


Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum


Tokyo Optical Instrument Machinery Co. Ltd. (Toko) (Tokyo Kogaku Kikai KK)

Credit Line

Transferred from the U.S. Air Force


3-D: 43.5 x 25.5 x 31cm (17 1/8 x 10 1/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

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Country of Origin


Physical Description

Shock mount,electric cord,2-filters yellow,cover;film 17x17,5cmGray, lens 1:5 f40cm; with 2 timers, film pack, and jacket (high altitude)..



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