Posted 6 years ago
From 1870-1930, an explosion in field camera design occurred in the United States. Rival firms patented designs for beds, reversing mechanisms and plate-holders at a breakneck pace. The result is documented here: a database of wood and brass wet-plate and dry-plate field view cameras manufactured in the United States between 1870-1930. Leather-covered hand and stand cameras have not been included; a database of them would have an even greater number of models and variations.
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