Mayfield's pocket camera

Made:
1883-1893 in London
maker:
Mayfield, Cobb & Company Limited

Mayfield pocket camera. Folding hand camera in polished ebonite for plates 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. f/8-64 lens, RR type. Rotary shutter with speed adjustment. Ground glass focusing screen. c. 1888. Manufactured by Mayfield, Cobb and Co., Ltd., 41-35 Victoria Street, London. With fitting for flash.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/2925
Materials:
bone, brass (copper, zinc alloy), ebonite, glass, leather
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:
Permanent collection

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