Stirn waistcoast detective camera

1886 in Berlin
C P Stirn

Stirn waistcoast detective camera, made by C.P. Stirn Photographische Camera, Berlin. DRP 38391. Circular metal camera for 14cm diameter plater, 6 pictures 4cm diamter. RR type lens, fixed focus aperture, roating shutter T or I, cord or direct release. Original wind on knob and pointer missing. Neck cord. Back retained by single knob. Brown enamel finish.

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Photographic Technology
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brass (copper, zinc alloy), enamel, glass, textile and white metal (unknown)
disguised camera
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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