Koixit plate camera

Made:
1908 in London
maker:
J F Shew & Co

Shew & Co, London. Koixit plate camera, ground glass screen. Collapsing A-type camera for quarter plates, 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches. Ross Homocentric lens F:6" f/5.6 -22, Serial Number 71729. Optional plate back rapid rectilinear lens, f/8 - 64. Ibso three blade shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/B/T. Lever focusing to ten feet, sliding rising front - added collapsing optical frame finder; ground glass screen in case with two wooden double darkslides and film pack adaptor.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/747
Materials:
glass, leather, leatherette, white metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
deployed: 155 mm x 130 mm x 180 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

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