Collapsible folding bellows field or stand camera

Made:
1900-1910
maker:
Taylor, Taylor and Hobson Limited
and
Thornton-Pickard Manufacturing Company

collapsible folding bellows field or stand camera for negatives 3 1/4 x 4 1/4. With double extension bellows with cutt off corners, swing and reversing back, rising and tilting front with rack and pinon focusing. Fitted with a Taylor t. Hobson Cooke Primoplane lens F.6.5 4" f.1 mounted in a Thornton Pichard roller blind shutter with speeds 1/15, 1/90 sec B. Likely to be a Thornton Pickard Imperial. Of mahogany with brass fittings. c.1905

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/609
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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