Folding bellows hand camera

Made:
1910
maker:
Bausch and Lomb Inc
and
R and J Beck

Folding bellows hand camera for plates or sheet film, negative size 3 1/4 x 4 1/4". Drop-front pull-out type with rack and pinion focusing, double extensions and rising front and side movement. Lens interchangeable but fitted with a R. J. Beck Ltd Isostigmar F.5.8 4, 75 inch f.1 lens in a Bausch & Lomb pneumatic shutter speeds 1sec to 1/100 sec B. & &T. Made of wood and metal with black leather cover. Base of polished mahogany with red leather bellows. c.1910

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/62
Materials:
glass, leather, mahogany (wood), metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection
status:
Permanent collection

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