Camera Mounting Plates

Made:
1890-1900 in England and France
maker:
Taylor, Taylor and Hobson Limited
and
Clement and Gilmer

Four wood and brass lens mounting plates. As mounted this served as a lens panel to accommodate lenses of different diameters. It could be used as a variable aperture used before the lens. Useful piece of studio apparatus to permit the use of different lenses and also to control aperture.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
Y1966.28.82
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
item 2: 12 mm x 88 mm x 108 mm,
item 5: 16 mm x 170 mm x 122 mm,
item 3: 16 mm x 188 mm x 112 mm,
item 1: 27 mm x 126 mm x 129 mm,
item 4: 11 mm x 191 mm x 146 mm,
type:
photographic equipment
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Gift of J.T. Chapman Limited

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