Collapsing plate camera

Collapsing plate camera (ground glass missing). Flat aluminium case opens on hinge on front panel to form triangular form camera for 3 1/4 x4 1/4" plates. T/I shutter. Meniscus lens. Rotating reflecting finder hinges away inside camera body secured by rotating lens cap and leg. Similar to Griffin's Cyco or Kindermann 'Lope'. No. 629. M 3990. Overall (deployed): 166 mm x 106 mm x 188 mm.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/326
Materials:
cardboard, metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (deployed): 166 mm x 106 mm x 188 mm,
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