Thornton-Pickard Amber camera

Made:
c 1897 in Altrincham
maker:
Thornton-Pickard Manufacturing Company

Thornton-Pickard 'Amber' camera with three blockform double darkslides. Sold by Sands, Hunter & Co. Stand camera for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 inch plates. Ensign Anastigmat lens, Series VIIN No 3, f/7.7-32, Serial No 171064. Thornton-Pickard roller blind Time & Inst shutter /15/40/90/T. Rack and pinion focusing on back and front, double extension. Swing back. Swing out focusing screen (glass missing). Reversible back. Pendulum and spirit levels. Sliding rising front. Serial No 7432F. With 3 blockform double darkslides.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/4418
Materials:
bone, brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, mahogany (wood)
type:
stand camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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