Wet Plate Camera, 1855

Made:
1855 in England

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A sliding box camera for plates 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, with lens with central stop and rack and pinion focusing, about 1855

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1985-1962
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and mahogany (wood)
Measurements:
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type:
cameras
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford