Rouch's Eureka Detective Camera

Made:
1888 in London
maker:
W.W. Rouch and Company

Box magazine plate camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Rouch instantaneous doublet lens No 7023 with 4 Waterhouse stops, Thornton Pickard Roller Blind shutter built in behind lens 15/25/40/60/80, released by pneumatic tube (perished). Two reflecting finders with covers. Sliding lens cover, bag type plate changer built in with 12 metal plate holders. Sliding body focusing. W.W. rouch. 1888.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/1726
Materials:
bone, brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, metal (unknown), textile and wood (unidentified)
type:
plate camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford