'The Instantograph' folding bellows field or stand camera

Made:
1889 in Birmingham
maker:
J Lancaster and Son

'The Instantograph' folding bellows field or stand camera for negatives 3 1/4 4 1/4". Has double extension, square leather bellows, double swing back, reversing back, rising front and rack and pinion focusing. Fitted with a Lancaster & Son 'Wide Angle Rectigraph' lens. Of mahogany with brass fittings. Lancaster, c.1889

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/605
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, mahogany (wood)
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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