Eastman Kodak Co.

Home Portrait Camera #3

Date Introduced: – ; Years Manufactured: c. 1915-1929
Construction: front and rear focus via rack and pinion (two gear tracks on top of base rails); double swing; reversing by removable back; three-piece lensboard
Materials: walnut-stained cherry body, cherry base, black leatherette bellows (leather optional); nickeled hardware
Sizes Offered: 8×10
Notes:  would appear to be a fairly direct copy of the Gundlach-Manhattan Home Portrait Camera made until about 1927.  Apparently the #3 is to distinguish it from the Folmer & Schwing #’s 1 and 2, all made by EKC.
Eastman Professional Photographic Apparatus and Materialsc. 1915, p. 24-26
Catalogue of Cameras, Kodaks, Lenses and Photographic Accessories, Central Camera Co. (Chicago, IL), 1919-1920, p. 32
Catalogue No. 10 and Bargain Book No. 11 of Cameras, Kodaks, Lenses and Photographic Accessories, 1920-1921; Central Camera Co. (Chicago, IL), 1920, p.35
Eastman Professional Catalog
Eastman Kodak Co., 1923, p. 18
Studio and Kodak Finishing Equipment CatalogZ.T. Briggs Photo Supply Co. (Kansas City, MOc. 1927, p. 57
Eastman Professional Photographic Apparatus 1927Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), p. 23
Eastman Professional Photographic Apparatus 1928Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), p. 15
Eastman Professional Photographic Apparatus 1929Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), p. 15
No. 29 Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Outfits and Supplies, Eastman Kodak Stores, Inc. (St. Louis, MO), May 1, 1929, p. 3