Stereoscopic Camera

Made:
1860 in Manchester

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Stereoscopic folding camera, c. 1860, sold by Joseph J. Pyne of Manchester. From accession form: Mahogany stereo camera
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Stereoscopic folding camera, sold by Joseph J. Pyne of Manchester. From accession form: Mahogany stereo camera (folding with brass lens flanges and swinging shutter. Marked on the top with J J Pyne Piccadilly and at base. J T Chapham Deansgate. Two fixed focus landscape lenses. The camera closed has a base board that fits under a shelf in the box, over this shelf is the space for the dark slides. This camera seems to have been made for sale by J J Pynes and taken over by J T Chapham when he started on his own at the Deansgate shop.

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Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
Y1966.28.70
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and wood (unidentified)
type:
stereoscopic camera
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • photographic equipment
  • camera
credit:
Gift of J.T. Chapman Limited

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