Lancaster Omnigraph detective camera

Made:
1894
maker:
J Lancaster and Son

Hand box camera for 3.25x4.25 inch plates; simple lens; Lancaster see-saw shutter; single reflecting finder; 6 x plates held in 3 double metal holders in changing box; each dropped in turn into exposing plane and returned to changing box after exposure.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/6637
type:
plate camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford