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Light Exposure Meter\n

2015.62.150.1-.3 (RS223032)

Description

Watkins Bee Exposure Meter [.1]with instructions [.2] in original box [.3]. Metal actinometer resembles pocket watch case, with disc inserts.Retailer: Burke & James, Inc., Chicago, IL. Manufacturer: Watkins Meter Co. Hereford, England.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
Inscriptions
"Watkins Bee Exposure Meter F/.- Dial Made in England Burke & James, Chicago. Sole United States Agents"
"WATKINS Bee Exposure Meter. Made in England. For use with U.S. Stops. and adapted for Kodaks and all Hand Cameras. Full INSTRUCTIONS ENCLOSED. Sole U.S. Agents Burke & James, Inc. Chicago, Ill." (printed)
Material
metal
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Photographic T&E; Photographic Accessories
Places
Hereford (Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
exposure meters
metal
Meter, Exposure
Meter, Light
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
3.5 x 2.75 x 3.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.150.1-.3
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310856

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