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Leonar folding bellows plate camera
Lenoar folding bellows plate camera for plates or cutfilm 2 1/2 x 3 1/2". Drop-front pull-out type. Fitted with Leonar Periscope lens F.II mounted in a Leonar shutter with I., B. & T. settings. With ground-glass screen and brilliant waist-level viewfinder. Metal construction with black leather cover. c.1914
Plaubel Makina II
Plaubel Makina II collapsible bellows camera for plates or cutfilm 2 1/2 x 3 1/2". Lazy tong design with coupled rangefinder. Focusing by knurled know on left side of front panel. With Compur shutter with speeds 1sec 1/200sec time and bulb. With self timing device. Lens fitted with Plaubel Anticomar F.2.9 10cm lens. Two finders for eye level operation. Manufactured by Plaubel in Germany about 1934.
Voigtlander Vag camera
Folding camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches plates. Fitted with a Voigtlander Voigtar anastigmat lens F: 10.5cm f/6.3-25 No.708445. Embeset shutter 25/50/100/B/T delayed action lever, Lever focusing. Sliding rising and cross front. Brilliant reflecting rotating finder, folding wire frame finder. Ground glass focusing screen. Depth of field scale. No. B783430. Voigtlander. c.1927
Dubroni Daguerreotype Camera
Dubroni camera, 1864. Wooden solid body camera for wet collation process. takes plate 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches, held by springs against an earthenware container, into which sensitizing and processing chemicals can be introduced by a glass pipette (missing). f/4 Dubroni portrait lens No 8896, rack and pinion focusing. Hinged back with orange glass to observe progress of process. With rubber and glass pipet.
Ica Bebe Plate camera
Collapsing camera for 9 x 6 1/2 c, plates. Fitted with a Zeiss Tessar lens F: 12cm f4.5-36. No 450592. Ica shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/200/B/T. Sliding rising and cross front, helical screw focusing with adjustable stops for plates and film. Optical frame finder, ground glass focusing screen, with collapsing hood. No H84610.
Goerz Tenax camera
Collapsing camera; side strut type; for 6x9cm plates; Gorez Dogmar lens F:10cm f/4.5 no. 482198; diaphragm shutter 1/1-1/250 sec; folding optical frame finder; focusing on back end of struts; in case with filmpack adaptor.
No 4 Bullet Special model of 1896
No. 4 Bullet Special model camera of 1896, manufactured by Eastman Kodak Co. Box camera for 103 rollfilm or single plate holders, 4 x 5 inches. Achromatic lens, rotating plate with three apertures, rotary shutter T/I, sliding focusing, two reflecting finders. Eastman Kodak Company, 1896.
Golf Montauk camera
Wooden folding plate camera for 5 x 4 inch plates. Rapid rectilinear lens f/8-128. Bausch & Lomb Unicum shutter 1/2/5/25/50/100/T/B. Sliding and rising front, rack and pinion focusing to 5ft. Rotating reflecting finder on baseboard, ground glass screen. No 9425. G Gennert.
Late Wet Plate Camera by George Hare
Whole plate camera by Hare, c.1885 (label inscription: C Hare/Manufacturer/26 Calthorpe Street/London). Folding stand camera for 5 x 7 1/2 inch plate. Fitted with a J.H. Dallmeyer lens No. 2, patent, achromat with wheel stops 15, 2 x 3/. Tailboard design. Rack and pinion focusing on back. Extra extension by sliding front with locking arms. Sliding rising and cross front. Vertical swing back. Ground glass screen hinged at top. Provision for stereo septum (missing). With focusing cloth. 3959. With one single wet plate slide (contains 2 slides?).
Speed Graphic Camera
Speed Graphic Camera 5"x4". Kalart Synchronized Range Finder; Supermatic shutter by Eastman Kodak; Kodak Ektar lens 1:4.7, 127mm, No FT4583; flash arm attached, fitted with Phillips Photoflux Type PF48 flashbulb (1982-5028/2).
Bellieni plate camera
Bellieni plate camera, made by H. Bellieni, Nancy. Tapered boxform camera for 9 x 12 cm pictures. Lens missing; adjustable I/T shutter. Screw adjusted cross front with vernier scale, do. Rising front. Large optical frame finder: front lens incorporates pendulum wire; rear lens adjustable for parallax with two vernier scales. Plate changing box with 12 metal plate sheaths; two spirit levels; automatic exposure counter.
Baker and Rouse Plate Camera
Baker and Rouse 12 x 10 inch plate camera. Folding field camera for 12 x 10 inch plates. Fitted with a London Stereoscopic Co Black Band Rapid Rectilinear lens for 15 x 12 inch plates. f/8-64 No.17315. On circular lens board. Sliding rising front. Rack and pinion focusing, double extension. Vertical swing back. Hinged ground glass focusing screen. With 10 x 8 inch adaptors. Baker and Rouse.
Klimax plate camera
Folding camera for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches plates. Fitted with an Aldis Uno anastigmat lens F: 7.5 inches f/7.7-45. Lukos III shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/B/T. Lens and shutter on 2 point bayonet mount. Large reflecting rotating brilliant finder with missing level. Screw rising front, sliding cross front. Rack and pinion focusing, double extension. Ground glass focusing screen cross front. NO. D.10508.
Patent Field Camera by A J Melhuish of London
Patent field camera by A J Melhuish of London. A 10 x 8 inch Kinnearpattern camera with brass rear standard and applied label 'Melhuish's patent. Patented November 10, 1859 and December 28 1859'.
The Cameo folding bellows camera
The Cameo folding bellows camera for plates or cutfilm, negative size 3 1/4 x 5 1/2. Drop-front pull-out standard with double bellows extension. Rack and pinion focusing. Lens panel has rising cross front. Fitted with a Beck Symmetircal F.8 approx 6.5" lens mounted in a Lukos II everset shutter, speeds 1/25 1/100sec B. & T. With back ground-glass screen and brilliant waist-level viewfinder. Wood construction covered in black leather with aluminium base. All fittings nickel plated. Houghton-Butcher c.1914
The New Ideal Sibyl camera
Folding camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with a Ross Xpres lens F:136mm f/4.5-45. No.114637. Rotary shutter cocked by + and 0 lever. /2/4/8/16/32/64/100/B/T. Lever focusing with depth of field scale. Sliding rising and cross front. Folding reflecting viewfinder with parallax correction. Ground glass focusing screen with hood No. E 632. Newman and Guardia. c.1928
Excelsior plate camera
Folding camera for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 inch plates. Fitted with an R. & J. Beck Isostigmar lens F:7.2 inches, f/5.8-32 No 117242. Fitted with an automat shutter 1/2/5/25/50/100/B/T with pneumatic release valves. Lever rising front, geared cross front. Rack and pinion focusing, double extension bellows, brilliant reflecting finder with hood and spirit level, hooded ground glass focusing screen in routable back. Butcher and Sons.
Thornton Pickard Imperial Pocket camera
Folding camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with a simple lens f/11-45. Bausch and Lomb shutter I/B/T. Rotating reflecting finder. Screw rising, sliding cross front. Sliding focusing. Ground glass focusing screen. Thornton Pickard.
Kodak No 3 plate camera Series C
No. 3 Eastman plate camera series C; (back says series D). Kodak, 1901-1902
Ihagee Plate Camera
Folding Ihagee Plate Camera for two 1/2 x 3 1/2" plates; Ihagee Triplex Anastigmat lens F:10.5cm f/4.5. Rimset Compur shutter. No 268653. In case leather with three single metal slides and filmpack adaptor.
Ernemann Heag XII plate camera series II
Plate camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with an Ernemann Doppel anastigmat lens F:135mm, f/6-36. No.1, No.30094 in compound shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/300/B/T. Rack and pinion focusing, double extension. Screw rising and cross front. Fitted with a brilliant collapsing, reflecting, rotating finder. Pop up optical frame finder (backlight missing). Pull type cable release. Deeply hooded ground glass screen Missing. Ernemann.
Kodak Studio Camera No 1
Kodak studio camera No 1. Fitted with repeating back, 1990-5036/1773. Studio camera for 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inch plates. Fixed lens panel, extending rear panel, 3' extensions. Rack and pinion focusing on rear panel. Screw swing back, both movements. Reversible back in detachable frame. Supports for focusing cloth (incomplete). Manufactured by Kodak Ltd. See 1990-5036/1778 for lens.
ilexpo studio camera
Ilexpo studio camera for 10 x 8 inch plates. No 69356. Fitted with a Bausch and Lomb Zeiss portrait Unar lens No 9 1b ex. foc. 14 3/4 inches f.4.5-22.6, no 645916. Soft focus adjustment, calibrated 1-4. Rack and pinion focusing mount. No 645916. 2 blade (one broken) studio shutter behind lens I/B. pneumatic operation. Rack and pinion focusing on rear panel. Worm and rack adjustment swing back both movements. Reversible back with sprung ground glass screen. Overall: 505 mm x 380 mm x 820 mm.
Ideal 246 folding bellows camera
Ideal 246 folding bellows camera for negatives 9 x 12c, for plates or cutfilm. Drop-front pull-out standard. with double extensions and rack and pinion focusing. Rising and cross front lens panel. Fitted with a Carl Zeiss Tessar lens F.6.3 15cm mounted in a diaphragm everset shutter. Back of ground glass. With wire framefinder and brilliant waistlevel viewfinder. Body of steel with black leather cover. c.11920
Ensign Klito folding bellows camera, c 1920
Ensign Klito folding bellows camera negatives 3 1/4 x 5 (9 x 12) for plates and cutfilm. Drop-front pull-out standrtad with double extension bellows with rack and pinion focusing. Fitted with a Bauscj & Lomb Rapid Rectilinear lens approx F.8 mounted in a Kodak ball bearing shutter, speeds 1/25 sec 1/100 B. & T. With back ground-glass focusing screen with waist-level finder. Made of wood and metal covered in black leather. Houghton, c.1920
Folding camera for 9 x 12cm plates. Fitted with a Zeiss Tessar lens F: 15cm f/4.5-36 No.464670. Wheel set compur shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/150/B/T. Rack and pinion rising front, screw cross front, drop front, swing front. Triple extension on subsidiary runners. Rack and pinion (Helical cut) focusing. Vertical swing back, revolving back with round glass screen. Double spirit level on baseboard. Lenses on removable panel with two spare panels. Wire frame finder missing. Linhof, c.1928
Lancaster 1896 Instantograph camera
Folding camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Lens missing. 41mm ID flange. Rack and pinion focusing. Double extension. Sliding rising front. Swing back. Reversible back with Lancaster patent swing out ground glass screen. J Lancaster and son.
Linhof Techinal standard press folding bellows camera
Linhof Techinal standard press folding bellows camera 5 x4 but fitted with 1/4 plate back. With double extension bellows, coupled rangefinder and interchangeable lenses. Each lens mounted on own lens panel. Base board can be placed at 90 adn 135. Front standard has rising front movement. Fitted with a Schneider Press Xenar F.4.7 127mm with Synchro Compur shutter with speeds 1sec - 1/500 and B. synchronisation lever has 2 settings, M for flashbulb and X for electronic flash. c. 1950
Early camera used by William Henry Fox Talbot, c 1838
Camera with hole and cork for focussing, and rack for raising, c 1836-1840. Camera used by William Henry Fox Talbot. During 1838 and 1840 Talbot purchased a number of cameras to make photogenic drawings from the London instrument maker, Andrew Ross. This camera may derive from this source. Equipped with simple lens there is also an inspection hole in the lens panel above the lens that was use to check that the image was centrally located on the sensitive paper and correctly focused.
Klimax folding bellows camera, c 1922
Klimax folding bellows camera for negatives 3 1/4 x 4 1/4" plates or cutfilm. Drop-front pull-out type. Double extension. Focusing by rack and pinion. Fitted with Aldis Uno Anastigmat F.7.7 lens mounted in an Ensign Lukos III pneumatic everset shutter with speeds 1sec-1/100 B. & T. With brilliant waist-level viewfinder, ground glass back and optical direct vision viewfinder. Made of wood and metal with black leather cover.
The 'Sanderson' folding bellows camera
The 'Sanderson' folding bellows camera for plates or cutfilm size 3 1/4" x 4 1/4". Rack and pinion focusing. More than double extensions. With waist-level viewfinder and ground glass back. has an interchangeable lens panel fitted with a Beck Double Aplanat F.7.7 6" f.1 lens mounted in a Bausch & Lomb Unicum shutter, speeds 1sec - 1/100 B. & T. Made of French polished mahogany with black leather cover and brass fittings and red leather bellows. George Houghton and Sons, c.1904
Cycle Poco Camera No 3
Cycle Poco camera No. 3, made by Rochester Camera and Supply Co. Wooden folding bellows camera for 5 x 4" plates. Rapid rectilinear lens, F:6 1/2", f8-128. Unicum shutter 1/2/5/25/100/B/T. sliding rising front; sliding focusing 100-6'. Reflecting finder on baseboard contains ball bearing for level. (M1404)
Rollfilm plate camera
Folding camera for 3 1/2 inch wide rollfilm or single plates. Fitted with an Aldis anastigmat lens No.2 f/6-64. Bausch and Lomb automat shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/B/T. Pneumatic release. Brilliant reflecting rotating finder with spirit level. Screw rising and cross front. RAck and pinion focusing. DOuble extension. Drop front. COmbination back. With envelope adaptor back and 12 card plateholders. No. 203713.
Magazine plate camera
Magazine plate camera, similar to Newman and Guardia models. No makers name. H.D. Taylors Series III lens Eq. F: 4.97". F.6.5-32. In compound shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/150/T/B. (Not original - case cutaway to take cable release). Two reflecting finders with caps and spirit levels. (Ground glasses missing). 12 metal plate holders in magazine with bag changer. Compartment inside holds screwdriver and tweezers. Rising and cross front movement of lens panel.
Folding mentor camera
Folding Mentor camera, no. 16937. A collapsing press type camera for 9 x 12cm plates. Fitted with an extra rapid aplanet lens, No.1, f/8-44. Focal plane shutter with 11 slit widths and 6 tensions, 66 speed from 1/2 to 1/300sec. Lens panel rotates to give sliding rising or dross front. Helical focusing by lever. Folding optical frame finder. Ground glass focusing screen (missing). Goltz & Breutmann. Overall (deployed): 176 mm x 170 mm x 170 mm.
Clunz Plate Camera No 8
Cunz plate camera Model 8. Folding camera for 4 inch x 5 inch plates. F:13.5cm Steinheil Munchen Doppelanastigmat Unofocal. ACG shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/T/B. Rising and cross front. Double extension bellows. Reflecting brilliant finder with spirit level
The Clack folding bellows camera
The Clack folding bellows camera for negatives 3 1/4" x 4 1/4" plates or cutffilm. Drop-front pull-out type/ With double extension adn rack and pinion focusing. With rising front and side movement. Lens is interchangable. Fitted with a Lunar Anastigmat Series A F.4.8 120mm f.1 lens made by Rietschel. Mounted in a compund shutter with speeds 1sec 1/250sec B. & Z. With two levers adn brilliant waist-level viewfinder. Made of wood and metal covered in black leather. c.1910
Folding bellows hand or stand camera
Folding bellows hand or stand camera for plates or sheet size 4 1/4" x 3 1/4". Double extension, tapered red leather bellows, reversing and tilting back. Lens panel of rising front and side movement. Two metal struts for rigidity. Rack and pinion focusing. Fitted with a Rapid Rectilinear lens F.8 6" f.1 lens. Has no shutter. Made of mahogany with nickel plated fittings. c.1906
Eclipse collapsible bellows camera
Eclipse collapsible bellows camera Patent No. 4102. for single dry plates, negative size 3 1/4 x 4 1/4. Lens panel supported by two wooden braces. Fitted with a Taylor T Hobson Rapid Rectilienear lens, approx F.8 4 1/2" lens with rotary between the shutter T and instantaneous. Of fixed speeds, cocked by rotating the shutter blade with release on lens barrel. Fitted in a helical mount. J F Shew c.1890
folding bellows camera
Folding plate camera for plates or cutfilm 9 x 12cm. Drop-front pull-out type with rising front and side movement. Double extension bellows worked by rack and pinion. Fitted with a Polyplan F.7.2 135mm lens mounted in a Vario 3-speed shutter 1/25 -1/100B.T. Back ground glass and brilliant waist-level viewfinder. Made of wood and metal with leather cover. c.1914
Lancaster 'The Instantograph' camera
Lancaster Instantograph folding bellows field or stand camera for negatives 3 1/4 x 4 /14". With Lancaster patent 'See Saw' shutter, pneumatic type with 2 settings, open or instantaneous. Uses two blades and to make 'scissor shutter'. c.1885.
Instantograph folding bellows camera
Instantograph camera made by J Lancaster & Son. Folding camera, mahogany and brass for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 plates. Sliding rising and cross front. Swing back. Double extension magenta bellows. Ground glass screen swings out to admit plate holder. With 1 wooden darkslide for Instantograph camera made by J Lancaster & Son.
'The International' Camera
Lancaster 'The International' camera. Folding stand camera for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 inch plates manufactued by J Lancaster & Son, Birmingham, 1885-1905. In canvas case with tripod head, focusing cloth, single double darkslide, bookform tripod legs.
Ernemann plate camera
Folding camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Originally fitted with an Ernemann detective Aplanat lens No. f/6.8-36 No. 206029. Ernemann patent pneumatic shutter 1/2/5/25/50/100/B/T. Sliding focusing. Sliding rising and cross front. Brilliant reflecting rotating finder with spirit level. Folding optical frame finder automatically erected when the camera is opened. Ground glass focusing screen with collapsing hood. With cable release and a pair of holders for 3 metal darkslides. No.162011.
Ernemann plate camera
Folding camera for 6.5 x 9cm plates. Fitted with an Ernemann Detective aplanat lens no.00.346479 f/6.6-36. Ernemann shutter 25/50/100/B/T. Cable release. Brilliant ground glass focusing screen No.2671. Ernemann.
Ernemann miniature plate camera
Ernemann miniature plate camera, made by H. Ernemann, Dresden. For 1 3/4" x 2 1/2" plates. Self erecting folding form. No. 213130. Ernemann Detective Aplanat F:80mm, f.6.8 - 18. Shutter 1/2/5/25/50/100/Z/O (not working). Lever focussing; two reflecting brilliant finders on base plate. Focussing screen. With filmpack adaptor.
Sanderson hand camera
Folding camera for 4 x 5 inch plates. Fitted with a Dallmeyer wide angle anastigmat lens F: 5 1/4 inches f/6.5-45 in hardboard lens panel. Sliding rising front - with two adjustments. Drop front to baseboard, swing front. Rack and pinion focusing, extra extension. Hinged top to lid to allow for rising front movement with wide angle lens. Baseboard viewfinder missing. Spirit level. Home made ground glass screen holder.
folding camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with a Goerz Tenanastigmat lens F:125mm f/6.8-45 no 348039. Compound shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/250/B/T . Sliding cross front, lever operated sliding rising front, rack and pinion focusing, double extension, brilliant reflecting rotating finder, spirit level, with cable release, ground glass focusing screen. No 58604. C.P. Goerz. c.1914
Goerz folding bellows camera for plates or sheetfilm
Goerz folding bellows camera for plates or sheetfilm. Drop-front pull-out type. Rack and pinion focusing. With rising front and corss movement. Fitted with Goerz Anastigmat Series 111 Dagor F.4.5 166mm lens mounted in a pneumatic Compound shutter, speeds 1 sec tp 1/200sec B. & T. With brilliant waist-level viewfinder attached to front standard. With Rada rollfilm holder 2 1/4 x 3 1/4. c.1912. All metal construction covered in black leather. c.1912