Xit 2A camera

Made:
1898-1904 in City of London
maker:
J F Shew & Co

Collapsing side panel strur camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4" plates. Busch Detective Aplant No 2 lens F:5" f/6-64. Shew Pneumatic shutter (=Unicum) by Bausch & Lomb. 1/2/5/25/50/100/B/T. Helical focusing mount. Ground glass focusing screen. Detachable brilliant reflecting finder. Front slides up for rising front. With one blockform double darkslide, lens cap and cable release.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/4306
type:
plate camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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