The Excelsior Magazine Plate Camera

maker:
Unknown

The Excelsior magazine plate camera. No makers name. Patent number 765. Wooden box camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 plates. RR lens with fixed focus and aperture. Adjustable sector shutter 1-2-3 by screw. T/I release buttons. Reflecting finders - 2- with metal hoods. Plates changed by turning a crank on the top of the camera. Spring-loaded claws transport the plates and there is an automatic counter on the back , numbered from 1-12. It was possibly made in Germany.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/468
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
  • 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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