Eclipse plate camera

Made:
1896 in City of London
maker:
J F Shew & Co

Shew's Xit Eclipse quarter plate camera, made by J F Shew & Co. London. Collapsing A form, wooden camera for RR lens, rotating aperture plate f/8,11,16,32. Rotary shutter T/I. Helical screw and lever focusing inf.- 1 1/2 yards. Shew removable , reflecting finder. No focusing screen. (M477)

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Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/491/1
Materials:
glass, leather, metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
deployed: 140 mm x 156 mm x 144 mm,
type:
plate camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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