Object StatementBox camera and packaging, part of collection, 'Kamra', metal / glass/ cardboard, Q R S Devry Corporation, United States of America, 1923-1933
Physical DescriptionBox camera and packaging, 'Kamra', metal / Bakelite / cardboard, made by the Q R S Devry Corporation, Chicago, United States of America, 1923-1933
Rectangular box camera, 35mm, made of brown and black mottled Bakelite with glass lens. Viewfinder, switches and dials of metal are arranged along the top. The back plate comes off to reveal the film chamber. There is a short brown leather carry strap at one end. The camera comes with a cardboard box with lid covered with dark brown paper.
MarksCamera: back 'OPEN Q.R.S. KAMRA CLOSE/THE Q.R.S. Co-CHICAGO-U.S.A./PAT.PEND.', strap 'CHICAGO Q.R.S. KAMRA ILLINOIS'. under strap 'SERIES NoA 1971'.
Box: printed label at each end 'QRS/Trade Mark Reg./35mm/KAMRA/40 Pictures to each Film Cartridge/The QRS COMPANY/CHICAGO, ILL./New York San Francisco'.