Folding plate camera for stereopairs or single pictures

Made:
London
attributed:
G Hare

Possibly made by Hare. Mahogany folding camera for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2" plates. Three lens panels; 1. Leviathan (regd.) rapid rectilinear lens, 7x5, F:9", f/8-64 (broken?); 2. Two F:5 1/2" lenses f/8-64, for stereo pairs; 3. Uncut panel with two lens centre marks. With fitted Thornton-Pickard Time and Inst. shutter, 1/15-1/90 second. 3 1/2 x 6" for stereopairs. Sliding rising front; swing back, both directions. Rack and pinion focusing on rear panel. Swing-out ground glass screen; removable flexible divider for stereo. With three bookform wooden double darkslides and focusing cloth.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/1902
type:
stereo camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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