Folding bellows field camera

Made:
c.1890 in Glasgow
maker:
Mason and Company

Folding bellows field camera for negatives 4 3/4 x 6 1/2. With double extension, conical leather bellows and a reversing back and rising front. Fitted with a Taylor T. Hobson Rapid Rectilienar lens F.8 7.15" f.1 with built in iris diaphragm.Made of mahogany with brass fittings. Mason & Co, c.1890.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/576
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather and mahogany (wood)
type:
field camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection