Dubroni Daguerreotype Camera

Made:
1864 in Paris
maker:
Jules Andre Gabriel Bourdin

Dubroni camera, 1864. Wooden solid body camera for wet collation process. takes plate 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches, held by springs against an earthenware container, into which sensitizing and processing chemicals can be introduced by a glass pipette (missing). f/4 Dubroni portrait lens No 8896, rack and pinion focusing. Hinged back with orange glass to observe progress of process. With rubber and glass pipet.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/2353
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, metal (unknown), rubber (unidentified), vitrious, wood (unidentified)
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:
Loan

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