Wooden daguerreotype developing box, c 1845
Wooden daguerreotype developing box supported on sliding side panels, 200 x 135 x 240mm closed. Brown glass inspection window on side. Dished sheet iron bottom for mercury thermometer on front panel, bulb broken. Plate supports at approx 45 degrees, hinged door for front access. With glass spirit lamp. Box has a zinc plate holder with extracting rod for 10x12cm daguerreotype plates. It also has a zinc adaptor for 8x12cm and 7x12cm plates. The side of the box extends to from legs, providing a space for a spirit lamp.
- Photographic Technology
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overall on legs: 365 mm x 205 mm x 135 mm,
spirit lamp: 85 mm 65 mm,
- developing box
- tools and equipment
- equipment by process
- image making equipment
- photographic processing equipment
- developing equipment
- The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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