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Maker(s):Eastman Kodak Company
Culture:American
Title:Brownie Flash Six-20
Date Made:1940 -1954
Materials:plastic; metal; glass
Place Made:United States
Measurements:overall: 9 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in x 4 in; 24.1 cm x 10.8 cm x 10.2 cm
Accession Number:  HC 2016.1.053
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert W. Lisle, MD, 2004

Description:
The Brownie Six-20 is Kodaks first synchronized flash camera. It produces 2.5x3.25 inch images on No.620 film. The flash holder used a General Electric No.11A flashbulb, but with an adapter a customer could use a smaller No.5 bulb.

Tags:
cameras; photographic equipment

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