folding plate camera

Made:
1845-1890 in Paris
maker:
Lerebours et Secretan

Folding mahogany plate camera for 10x8 inch plates. Lens by Lerebours and Secretan, Paris. No 4949, F: 16 inches, 4 unmarked disc stops at lens front. Brass lens cap. Petzval type. Sliding rising front. Rack and pinion focusing on front panel. Reversible back, ground glass missing. Makers nameplate missing. With two bookform wooden double darkslides, with adaptors for smaller plates.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/1903
Materials:
brass, glass and mahogany
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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