Thornton Pickard 'Ruby' folding bellows field or stand camera, c 1890

Made:
1880-1890 in Altrincham
maker:
J Lancaster and Son
and
Thornton-Pickard Manufacturing Company

Thornton Pickard 'Ruby' folding bellows field or stand camera. With triple extension, tapered leather bellows, swing and reversing back, rising front and rack and pinion focusing. Lens panel clips to the baseboard. Provision for a tripod. Fitted with an F.10 Aplanat lens by Lancaster. Made of mahogany with brass fittings. Thornton Pickard Manufacturing Co. c.1885.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/582
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