half plate stand camera

Made:
New York
maker:
Eastman Dry Plate and Film Company

Half plate stand camera. Sliding rising front, rack and pinion focusing, vertical swing back. Pendulum level, reversible back, with hinged swing out focusing screen. Tripod turntable in base, patent 319/84. Inserted plate 'The Eastman Dry Plate and Film Co., 115 Oxford Street, London, manufacturers'. Patent 319/84. Steinheil lens. Overall (deployed): 240 mm x 210 mm x 260 mm.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/2764
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (deployed): 240 mm x 210 mm x 260 mm,
type:
stand camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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