Goerz press camera. Folding collapsing strut-form plate camera for 3.25 by 4.25 plates quarter-plates, c 1900. Doppel-anastigmat lens DRP Series 111/0, Serial No 108907. F: 120mm. f.6.8-45. Lever operated focussing 2yds-inf. Sliding rising front and cross. Anschutz focal plane shutter with focussing screen and frame sports finder. Overall (deployed): 165 mm x 185 mm x 140 mm. This camera is typical of the sort used by press photographers of the period.
Goerz Anschutz camera made in Germany, c. 1900.
The Anschutz was popular with press photographers in the early part of the 20th century. It is a bedless 'strut' type folding camera, and the focal plane shutter is based on the design of Ottomar Anschutz. Between 1905-1910 the name was gradually changed to Ango.
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overall (deployed): 165 mm x 185 mm x 140 mm,
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