Eastman Transmission & Reflection Densitometer Model A from the Edward Steichen Estate
This instrument is for measuring the photographic density of an image on film or a photographic print.
A "Transmission" densitometer measures transparent material. A "Reflection" densitometer measures light reflected from a surface.
This is a "Transmission" densitometer.
Attached with this Eastman Densitometer is a letter from the Director of the Denver Darkroom, and previous Professor of Film at Harvard, describing how he obtained it from the estate of Edward Jean Steichen, who was a Luxembourgish / American photographer.
Dimensions 12" x 9" x 12" High.
All original. Comes with the letter of Provenance. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a photographic instrument from the Steichen estate.