Vintage Saturday: Not a Gun

Hythe camera gun on a surveyor's tripod
What do you mean everyone doesn’t have a machine gun lookalike on their balcony?

This was posted on Reddit recently by the man’s great-grandson – the “gun” is a Hythe camera, used for training aerial gunners from 1915 until 1934. Why it’s mounted here on a surveyor’s tripod is anyone’s guess…