The Pullman Detective Camera

Made:
c. 1896 in London
maker:
Joseph Levi & Company

The Pullman camera. Bellows camera in leather box, detective style, for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 plates. Rapid rectilinear lens f/8-64. Benetfink supplied Thornton Pickard Time & Inst shutter 15/30/45/75/90/T behind lens, Reg No 211201. With leather lens cap. Sliding rising front. Rack and pinion focusing using removable key stored inside case. Reflecting viewfinder missing from baseboard. Vertical swing back, ground glass screen. Manufactured by J Levi & Co London. Retailed by Benet..., Cheapside, London.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/2352
Materials:
bone, brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, wood (unidentified)
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
  • miniature camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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