Light Exposure Meter\n

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-310856

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

Descriptive Terms

exposure meters
metal
paper (fiber product)
Meter, Light
Meter, Exposure
Meter, Exposure

Inscription

"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)

Additional Identification Number

1299.150

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3.5 x 2.75 x 3.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.150.1-.3

Places

Hereford (Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom)