Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Horne, Thornthwaite and Wood Tailboard Camera, 1886.

In Cameras > Wood Cameras > Show & Tell.
Cameras422 of 884Real Flash Photography Houghtons Tropical Victo, 1914.
4
Love it
0
Like it

LongingsLongings loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
trunkmantrunkman loves this.
rniedermanrniederman loves this.
See 2 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.


Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



Posted 2 years ago

Email

ericevans2
(50 items)

Horne, Thornthwaite and Wood. | Tailboard Camera. | 1886. | Half Plate.
Catalogue No.0207.
Between its foundation in 1841, and its closure in about 1913, this triple partnership changed its name repeatedly, sometimes as above, sometimes just Horne and Thornthwaite, as Mr. E. G. Wood, a camera maker in his own right, moved, apparently amicably, in and out of the partnership. In existence from the earliest days of photography, the firm was noted for high quality products, and some of their very early cameras have a very high value indeed today. This mid-1880s brass-bound tailboard is not commonly found, and it would not be easy to find another; this is the only one I have found in more than thirty years of collecting, and I wouldn't like to take on the job of finding another.

Comments

  1. ericevans2 ericevans2, 2 years ago
    Thanks all for the loves!

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.