This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
The Kodak A-2 hand-held aerial camera is displayed with the deHavilland DH-4 aircraft as it was used by the United States Army Air Service in World War I to take oblique photos over the side of an open-cockpit aircraft. The camera has two 4x5 plate magazines, "iron sights" and strap. Model A2 was used by USAAS in World War I; the A1 was used by the Navy (see A19830030000) .
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- Overall: 7 x 17in. (17.8 x 43.2cm)
- 3-D: 43.2 × 17.8 × 19.7cm (17 × 7 × 7 3/4 in.)