Omnigraph magazine plate camera

Made:
1897 in Birmingham
maker:
J Lancaster and Son

Omnigraph magazine plate camera. Manufactured by J Lancaster. Box form camera with single lens for 3" x 4 1/4" pictures. Lancaster see-saw shutter. Reflecting view finder. Plate holders carrried in large holder from whicg one at a time they fall into focal plane. After exposure each plate is returned to holder back to frin for subsequent exposure of second plare back to back with first. Wooden flexible slide covers back of plate during changing and exposure operation. With three double metal plate sheaths in holder.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/292
type:
magazine camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
  • magazine camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford