rniederman

Since the announcement of the first commercial photographic process in January 1839, cameras have played an important part in the recording of history and culture. ASince the announcement of the first commercial photographic process in January 1839, cameras have played an important part in the recording of history and culture. After nearly 30 years of collecting, I've managed to acquire some of the world's rarest and oddest American wooden cameras; most of which have fascinating stories. I specialize in pre-1900 wooden cameras - the earlier the better - and enjoy researching and documenting their history. I am always looking for early wood & brass cameras and ephemera, as well as meeting the next generation of camera collectors and sharing the lore and legacy of early apparatus! (Read more)

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Stockwell 4” x 5” View Camera, c.1875 - Camerasin Cameras
Anthony Novelette Field Camera: 1880s - Camerasin Cameras
Wing’s View Camera. 1887 - Camerasin Cameras
Lake Tioga – image shot with Ansel Adams at his Yosemite workshop - Photographsin Photographs
St. Louis Reversible Back Camera, c.1887 - Camerasin Cameras
Scovill & Adams Compact View Camera, c.1892 - Camerasin Cameras
Vignette Portrait of a Cute Young Girl by Frank Pearsall, c.1870-71 - Photographsin Photographs
Guinness Celebrates Ice Skating in the 1952 Olympics - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Anthony Champion Stereo (c.1888) with Brightly Polished Nickel Lenses - Camerasin Cameras
Henry Clay Extended Body Camera (special order), c1896 - Camerasin Cameras