Camera, Vought Aircraft Torpedo, Type 1, U.S. Navy

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

Camera, Vought Aircraft Torpedo, Type 1, U.S. Navy

Collection Item Summary:

This panoramic camera, displayed with various accessories, was made for the U.S. Navy by the Russell Vought Division of the Solar Aircraft Company. Mounted on torpedo bombers, it documented aerial torpedo attacks. The 7-inch-long negative provided a wide oblique view.

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Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

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

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Gift of Victor W. Tatelman.

Dimensions

24 x 27 x 10cm

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Type I; gray metal; f.4.5 lens; case and accessories.

Type

EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Inventory Number

A19860039000