Ottewill Whole-plate collapsible field camera

Made:
1853 in Islington
maker:
Thomas Ottewill and Company

Whole-plate collapsible field camera, made entirely of wood, with one slide (no lens), by Ottewill; with 'Carte de Visite' lens by 'Squire & Co, late Shepherd Market, King Wm St 42, London Bridge'; lens no 7199. Presented by Tear 15 July 1930, 1853. With separate focussing screen (inserted into camera).

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1930-343/1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and mahogany (wood)
type:
plate camera
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford