Miniature plate camera, c 1880

Made:
1875-1885 in London
maker:
G Hare
and
Wratten & Wainwright

Miniature plate camera for 1/8 plates. Manufactured by G Hare for Wratten and Wainwright, 38 Great Queen Street, London. Miniature stand camera for 2 x 2 1/2 inch plates. Square bellows and a fixed front panel, sliding rear panel. hinged ground glass screen. Petzval type portrait lens, F:8cm f.4.5. Rack and pinion focusing, rack missing. Fixed aperture. Brass and mahogany construction. c.1880

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/1174
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, mahogany (wood)
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

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