Plate holder for Piazzi Smyth camera

Made:
1861-1871

Ebonite container approximately 6cm square, 10cm high. Each face fitted with dark slide, external with 2.5cm square glazed exposing apertures. Lid held on by screwed 4 armed clamp. 2.5x7.5cm glass plates held away from side by silver pins; retained by ebonite 'springs'.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/4279
type:
plate holder
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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