'Challenge Model G' folding bellows field or stand camera

Made:
c.1895 in Glasgow
maker:
J Lizars

'Challenge Model G' folding bellows field or stand camera for negatives 4 3/4 x 6 1/2. With triple extension, conical leather bellows, a double swing back, rising front and brass support. Focusing by rack and pinion. fitted with a Taylor Taylor Honson Symmetrical F.8 7.2" f.1 lens mounted in an Automat Bausch & Lomb pneumatic shutter speeds 2sec-1/100sec B. & T. Of French mahogany with brass fittings. J Lizars. c.1895.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/577
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, lead (metal) and mahogany (wood)
type:
field camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection