A Kodak Model Six-20A Camera and a leather case, with a metallic locking device. Camera features a retractable lens, which is revealed once the camera cover is opened out. The camera also features a 100mm Anastar lens, a Dakon shutter, and a pop out focus. This camera was used by Australian sprinter, Marjorie Jackson, during the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games. Jackson's name is engraved on the metallic plate on the front of the cover.
camera: H: 190 W: 110 D: 130mm (H: 7 1/2 W: 4 5/16 D: 5 1/8")
case: H: 180 W: 107 D: 55mm (H: 7 1/16 W: 4 3/16 D: 2 3/16")
Marjorie Jackson-Nelson; 13 Sep 1931
Australian Olympic Team 1952
Leathercrafts (Aust.) Pty. Ltd.
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by S Nelson.