The Pocket Ray camera

Made:
1904 in Rochester
maker:
Rochester Optical Company

The Pocket Ray camera. Wooden folding plate camera for 4 1/3 x 4 1/4 plates. Rochester Optical Camera Co. Gem lens RR F:5" cf * Stops number 8-128, T/B/I shutter; pneumatic release valve. Sliding focussing. Rotating brilliant reflecting finder on baseboard. (M 2648)

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/421
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, leatherette, white metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
type:
plate camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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