Brass landscape lens

Made:
1870-1875 in Paris
maker:
Lerebours et Secretan

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Camera lens made by Lerebours and Secretan of Paris in around 1870. Brass landscape lens with disc aperture at front and lever exposure rack focus 6" approx. Apertures f.11 to 32. Interesting because of the position of the aperture control and the lever shutter.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
Y1966.28.101
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass
type:
photographic lens
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • lens
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • photographic equipment
  • camera component
credit:
Gift of J.T. Chapman Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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