Late Wet Plate Camera by George Hare

Made:
1880-1890 in London
maker:
G Hare

Whole plate camera by Hare, c.1885 (label inscription: C Hare/Manufacturer/26 Calthorpe Street/London). Folding stand camera for 5 x 7 1/2 inch plate. Fitted with a J.H. Dallmeyer lens No. 2, patent, achromat with wheel stops 15, 2 x 3/. Tailboard design. Rack and pinion focusing on back. Extra extension by sliding front with locking arms. Sliding rising and cross front. Vertical swing back. Ground glass screen hinged at top. Provision for stereo septum (missing). With focusing cloth. 3959. With one single wet plate slide (contains 2 slides?).

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/3958
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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