Watson Alpha hand camera (improved model)

Made:
1901-1909 in London

W Watson and Sons, 313 High Holborn, London. Folding hand/stand camera for 4x5" plates. Ross Zeiss Patent Convertible Anastigmat F:6 1/2"/11 1/2 inch, f6.3/12.5-64, No 12776. thornton-Pickard Time and Inst rollerblind shutter, 15/30/45/75/90/T. Sliding/rack and pinion focusing; sliding rising front. Centre pivot vertical and horizontal swing back. Reversible ground glass focusing screen. Hinged cutaway top to case to permit rise with wide angle lens.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/4337
Materials:
glass, leather, metal (unknown)
type:
stand camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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