Calotype Camera

Made:
1838-1848
maker:
Unknown
and
Charles Louis Chevalier

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Calotype camera with lens by Chevalier and double dark slide, c. 1843. Lens inscribed 'Portrait et Paysages'.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1937-348
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
camera: 180 mm x 150 mm x 360 mm, .155 kg
separate piece: 178 mm x 5 mm x 5 mm,
type:
calotype camera
credit:
Matilda Talbot