Bosco '99 box camera

Made:
1899 in Dresden
maker:
Wunsche

Bosco '99 box camera, no. 1273. No makers name. GbrMS patent 21577, registered 18 January 1884 to Ernst Kessler, Dresden. Box camera for roll film 3 1/4 x 4 1/4. RR type lens f/12,17,34 apertures in rotating quadrant plate. Rotating sector shutter, no 2677, adjustable speed, no calibration. 2 brilliant reflecting finders. Number 1273 (M2649). Clip at rear stamped GMS. Overall: 170 mm x 115 mm x 186 mm.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/481
Materials:
glass, leather, leatherette, white metal, wood (unidentified)
type:
roll film camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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