Folding Quarter-Plate Camera


Folding camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Three interchangeable lens sets: Voigtlander Collinear III F:12c, f/6.8-32 No.82740. Fitted with a Busch Bis-Telar lens No.2 F:9 inches f/9-32 No.35242 with spacer and a wider angle lens F:7cm f/11-45 all in fitted case by Benetfink & Company with large flange key. Automat shutter 1/2/5/25/50/100/B/T, Iris calibrated for all three lenses. Screw and lever rising front, rack and pinion focusing. Sliding cross front. Focusing scales for wide-angle and standard lens, latter adjustable for plates or Houghtons envelope back fitted with integral screen and hood with a separate screen. No makers name but sold by Benetfink & Company. Comes with a plate holder.


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

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