folding bellows field or stand camera

Made:
c.1890
maker:
Clement and Gilmer

folding bellows field or stand camera for negatives 6 1/2 x 8 1/2. With double extension, square leather bellows, revolving and swing back and rising front. Rack and pinion focusing. Base fitted with a tripod bush. FItted with a rapid Rectilinear lens f.8 12 inch f.1 manufactured by Clement and Gilmer, Paris with lever operated diaphragm. Of mahogany with brass fittings. c.1890

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/602
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