Newman and Guardia Sibyl Camera

Made:
1908 in London
maker:
Newman and Guardia Limited

Newman and Guardia Sibyl camera, a folding camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch plates. Fitted with a Taylor, Taylor and Hobson Cooke lens Series III F: 4.4 inches, f/6.5-45. No. 18706. Between lens shutter 2/4/8/16/32/64/100. Cocking lever marked 0 and +. Sliding rising front. Lever focusing with two extension positions marked 1 and 2. Optical frame finder on front panel only. Ground glass focusing screen.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/1959/1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), leather, leatherette, metal (unknown), white metal (unknown)
type:
plate camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.