The Challenge folding bellows hand camera

Made:
c.1910 in Glasgow
maker:
J Lizars

The Challenge folding bellows hand camera for plates or sheet film 3 1/4" x 4 1/4". Drop-front pull-out type. Double extension with red tapered bellows and rising front movement. Rack and pinion focusing. Fitted with Aldis Anastigmat F.6 4 3/4" f.1 lens mounted in a Bausch & Lomb pneumatic shutter with speeds 1sec to 1/100 B. & T. With brilliant waist-level viewfinder attached to baseboard. Made of wood with brass fittings. lIZARS, C.1910

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/66
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and wood (unidentified)
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection

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