Akely camera

Rv2 025 a

1917

Media Archaeology
Materials:

Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. RV2_025).

35mm camera with heavy metal casing for reels with a maximum length of 60 metres. This type of camera was very popular with the professional press for filming current events. Robert Flaherty shot part of Nanook of the North using a similar camera. It was operated with a crank-handle.

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