Monarch Magazine Plate camera

Made:
1895 in Liverpool

E V Swinden; Monarch box type magazine plate camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 plate. The lens is missing. With a Kershaw instantaneous shutter, roller blind type, cox and operated by springs through front panel, rising and cross front movement by sliding lens plate. With single reflecting viewfinder removable for horizontal or vertical use, rack and pinion focusing to 6'. With eight metal plate holders, in special book form, hinged plated cover on each slide pulled down by external lever. Brought from Wratten and Wainwright in 1913.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/780
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leatherette, metal (unknown)
type:
magazine camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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