Nydia camera

1900 in London
Newman and Guardia Limited

Nydia camera. Collapsing camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 plates. Fitted with a Zeiss ProtarlEnse F:240mm f/6.3-45 No 47534. N & G 2 blade shutter 2/4/8/16/32/64/100/T. Lever focusing by scale. Combination of swing front and back gives rising front. Detachable reflecting finder can be fitted for horizontal or vertical pictures. Hinged spirit level on back. Bagtype plate changer for holding 12 sheaths. Lever device with automatic plate counter ejects plates into bag. 513. Spare body with torn bag. Manufactured by Newman & Guardia, London.


Photographic Technology
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plate camera
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  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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