'The Challenge' a collapsible folding bellows hand or stand camera

Made:
c.1902 in Glasgow
maker:
J Lizars

'The Challenge' a collapsible folding bellows hand or stand camera for negatives 5 x 4". With rack and pinion focusing. With brilliant optcial waist-level viewfinder with a rotating mask. Fitted with a Taylor T. Hobson Rapid Rectilinear lens F.8 approx, 5", f.1 mounted in a Bausch & lomb pneumatic shutter, speeds 1 1/100 sec B. & T. Has wooden lid to protect back ground-glass screen. Of mahogany with brass fittings.J, Lizars, c.1902.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/608
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, mahogany (wood), 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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