Lizars 'The Challenge' folding belows plate camera, c 1895

Made:
1890-1900 in Glasgow
maker:
J Lizars

The Challenge wooden folding bellows camera for negatives 3 1/4" x 4 1/4". With rack and pinion focusing. Fitted with a fixed focus doublet lens about 6" f.1 and with wheel stops. Mounted in a Thornton Pickard roller blind shutter (time and instantaneous). Lens panel of rising front movement. Mahogany with brass fittings. Lizars, c1895.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/4
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and mahogany (wood)
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection

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