Le Meritoire camera

1881-1891 in Birmingham
J Lancaster and Son

Stand camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. With a simple landscape lens in rack and pinion mount and fixed aperture. Sliding rising and cross front. Small amount of swing on back. Ground glass focusing screen on hinged frame. Camera disassemblies back has two sets of half hinges on two adjacent sides. Front has two screws locating in long keyhole slots in baseboard. Removable single side strut. Baseboard separate. J Lancaster & Son, c.1886.


Photographic Technology
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stand camera
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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