Lancaster 'The Instantograph' camera

Made:
1885 in Birmingham
maker:
J Lancaster and Son

Lancaster Instantograph folding bellows field or stand camera for negatives 3 1/4 x 4 /14". With Lancaster patent 'See Saw' shutter, pneumatic type with 2 settings, open or instantaneous. Uses two blades and to make 'scissor shutter'. c.1885.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/606
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection

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