Watson 10 x 8 plate camera

Made:
London
maker:
W Watson and Sons Limited

Watson 10 x 8 inch camera. Folding stand camera for 10 x 8 inch plates. Fitted with a Watson rapid rectilinear lens f/8-64, Serial No 2580 in aluminum mount. Sliding rising front, swing front and back. Reversible back with ground glass focusing screen. Built in tripod turntable. No.7907. Manufactured by W Watson & Sons, 313 High Holborn, London.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/2812
Materials:
aluminium, brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather and mahogany (wood)
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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