Morley wet-plate folding stand camera

Made:
1865 in Islington
maker:
W Morley

Morley wet-plate folding camera. Tailboard type folding camera for wholeplates. Manufactured by W Morley, 70 Upper Street, Islington, London N. Tailboard type folding camera for wholeplates 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Petzval type lens; waterhouse stops. Top loading; removable focusing screen; plate holder, largely not original. Rising front; square bellows; side wing strut. Bone inlay reads: 'W. Morley, London'. Overall (deployed approx.): 300 mm x 290 mm x 540 mm.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/6998
Materials:
bone, cardboard, glass, wood (unidentified), yellow metal
Measurements:
overall (deployed approx.): 300 mm x 290 mm x 540 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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