Inventor of Vageeswari Camera Passes Away

Published: 20th April 2016 05:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th April 2016 05:28 AM   |  A+A-

ALAPPUZHA: Inventor of Vageeswari wooden field camera K Karunakaran alias Thankappan, 90, a native of Alappuzha, died here on Tuesday. The Vageeswari cameras were once known as the best field cameras in the world.

Inventor.jpgThese cameras were the contribution of Alappuzha to the world and it was as famous as Nikon and Canon brands. The Vageeswari camera shop and manufacturing company was started by Karunakaran at Mullackal in Alappuzha in 1945.The cremation was held.  


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