drop-front bellows plate camera

Made:
c. 1890 in England
maker:
Billcliff and Sons

Hand or stand camera with brass fittings made to Billcliffe method of swing back. Wray 3" Platystigmat lens, one dark slide. Mahogany wood. The smallest size of hand/stand camera made by Billcliffe. considered by him to be a 'Miniature'.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
Y1966.28.24
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and mahogany (wood)
type:
plate camera
credit:
Gift of J.T. Chapman Limited