'Ross' folding bellows field or stand camera

Made:
1880 in London
maker:
Ross and Company

'Ross' folding bellows field or stand camera for negatives 6 1/2 x 8 1/2. Double extension, square leather bellows, rising front and cross movement, swing and reversing back. Rack and pinion focusing. Back assembly slides on two brass struts. Fitted with a Ross Rapid Symmetrical lens of 12.5" f.1 with Waterhouse stops. Mahogany with brass fittings. Ross & Co c.1880.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/596
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