One of the world’s most photographed women, it is a rare moment to see the Queen on the other side of the lens – pictured here using the King of Leica (M3). A collector of the high quality and sophisticated cameras, she was given this particular model, which features special engravings, by the Leitz camera company in 1958
The Teddy Camera is a stamped-metal box camera, made c.1924 by the Teddy Camera Company of Newark, NJ. The camera came with a set of sensitized cards, and made 2" x 3½" prints, developed on-the-spot within a tubular developing tank which attached to the bottom. From John Kratz.