Series 2005.006.03 - Field cameras

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Field cameras

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2005.006.03

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  • [ca. 1900-1905] (Manufacturing)

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3 pieces of photographic equipment : cameras

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This series contains view cameras whose lighter and more compact design, as compared to larger, studio style cameras, allowed for them to be easily transported for use in outdoor settings and for travelling. Alterations like collapsible bellows (folding into either the back of the camera, the front or both), smaller lenses, and folding bodies allowed for the camera to be collapsed for easier movement. The advent of pre-prepared photographic dry plates (and later sheet film). further facilitated landscape and other outdoor photography.

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Items in this sereis were donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives from several different sources and arranged in the Camera Collection by type.

Cameras from the Wilhelm E. Nassau collection donated by Wilfred Laurier University in 2011.

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