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Portrait of a woman

Item is a cream card with light pink backing. Vignetted portrait of a woman in a high collared dress with vertical ribbon decoration. At bottom of front of card, in brown letterpress, "G. W. Secretan 210a TUFNELL PARK Rd". On verso, also...

George William O Secretan

Braun Branette

Item consists of a Braun Nurnberg Branette 35mm camera, made in Germany. It features a Staeble-Kata 1:2.8/45mm lens and a Vero shutter with speeds 1/25 to 1/200 sec + B.

Braun

Improved Phantasmagoria Lantern

A black tin Improved Phantasmagoria Lantern with handle and crooked chimney.Carpenter marketed his Improved Phantasmagoria Lantern as a consumer version of the famous Phantasmagoria lantern shows that simulated ghost and spirit projections during ...

Carpenter & Westley

Stereographs, Scotland

File consists of stereographs and stereographic sets depicting various locations, buildings and monuments in Scotland.7 stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood.3 stereoscopic photographs by C. Biersdtat Publishers.4 stereoscopic phot...

Stereographs, Everyday Events

File consists of stereographs depicting everyday domestic events such as people eating, mending clothing, grooming, doing laundry.8 Stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.6 Stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood2 Stereoscopic ...

Stereographs, Netherlands

File consists of stereographs depicting structures, famous locations, and scenes in the Netherlands, such as hotels, docks, and the Hague.6 stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.1 stereoscopic photograph by Kilburn Brothers, in association ...

Stereographs, Spain and Portugal

File consists of stereographs depicting various locations, buildings, and monuments in Spain and Portugal, such as harbours, castles, market scenes, and street scenes.5 stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.3 stereoscopic photographs by Und...

Stereographs, Greece & Turkey

File consists of stereographs depicting structures and scenes from Greece and Turkey, such as temples and mosques.4 stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood6 stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.1 stereoscopic photograph by H....

Stereographs, Germany

File consists of stereographs depicting various locations, buildings, and monuments in Germany, such as palaces, castles, monuments, lakes, markets, gardens, and bridges.15 stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.7 stereoscopic photographs by...

Stereographs, Wales

File consists of stereographs depicting various locations, buildings, and monuments in Wales.1 stereoscopic photograph by Kilburn Brothers.1 stereoscopic photograph by Underwood & Underwood.1 stereoscopic photograph by Keystone View Co.3 stere...

Stereographs, France & Martinique

File consists of stereographs depicting various locations, buildings, and monuments in France and Martinique, such as scenery, and famous landmarks.1 stereoscopic photograph by I.G. a Paris1 stereoscopic photograph by N.C.1 stereoscopic photograph...

Stereographs, Italy/Vatican City

File consists of stereographs and stereographic sets depicting various locations, buildings, and monuments in Italy and Vatican City.22 stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood.15 stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.6 stereos...

Stereographs, Monaco

File consists of stereographs depicting scenes, famous locations, and structures in Monaco, such as cityscapes, castles, and casinos.1 stereoscopic photograph by Keystone View Company5 stereoscopic photographs by Kilburn Brothers, in association w...

Stereographs, Switzerland

File consists of stereographs depicting various locations, buildings, and monuments in Switzerland, such as mountains, and natural scenes.37 stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood24 stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.1 ste...

Stereographs, Belgium & Luxembourg

File consists of stereographs depicting structures, famous locations, and scenes from Belgium & Luxembourg, such as palaces and markets.6 stereoscopic photographs by Keystone Viewing Co.1 stereoscopic photograph by Strothmeyer & Wyman1 ste...

Stereographs, Ireland

File consists of stereographs depicting various locations, buildings, and monuments in Ireland.15 stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood.6 stereoscopic photographs by J.F. Jarvis Publishers.2 stereoscopic photographs by Strohmeyer &...

Achromatic stereoscope viewer

Item is a wooden and brass stereoscope with wooden hood cover. This object was used to view two nearly identical photographs, or stereographs, as one three dimensional image. The stereograph would be placed in the sliding card holder and adjusted ...

Assorted Cabinet Cards

Cabinet card by a variety of publishers. Mostly portraits with some landscapes, and a comedy.13 cards by S. H. Ray5 cards by Notman & Sandham5 cards by J. W. Grealy2 cards by Wm. H. Leonard2 cards by Beazell2 cards by Ray & Maxwell2 cards ...

Biunial Magic Lantern

A large biunial mahogany and brass magic lantern. Biunial or double lens projectors have two separate optical systems that allow transition effects such as dissolves between slides.

Lampascope Boule

The Lampascope Boule is a circular magic lantern projector with a hole at the base. This consumer lantern was meant to be placed on top of an oil lamp for home use. Lampascope projectors were elaborately painted with bright colours. This lantern i...

Auguste Lapierre

Helioscopic Magic Lantern

A Helioscopic Magic Lantern with its original three-wick oil light tank. This model was created by English lantern and slide manufacturer and retailer Walter Clement Tyler, who opened a shop in London in 1885. The Helioscopic is one of Tyler'...

Walter Tyler

Jules Carpentier Photo-Jumelle

Item consists of a Jules Carpentier Photo-Jumelle, a rigid-bodied binocular camera. One lens is for viewing and the other is for taking single exposures. This jumelle-type camera is not a stereo camera. The magazine holds 12 plates that are 4.5 x ...

Lanterna Magica

Item is a child's, oil lamp magic lantern set manufactured by German company Ernst Planck. The set contains a tin projector, two-part lens, oil lamp, and 12 lantern slides. Instructions for use are printed in German, French, and English on th...

Toy Magic Lantern

Red lacquered, barrel shaped children's toy magic lantern. Simple model that could be used with a candle. Manufactured by the German toy company 'Gebrüder Bing'. Ignaz Bing and his brother Adolph Bing founded the retail company sell...

Gebruder Bing

The pocket rotoscope stereoscope

Item is a novelty compact collapsible tinplate stereoscope given as a premium from cigarette brands. The cover of the object is built in the shape of a small book. It is detailed with green, gold and yellow floral designs. Once item is unlocked, a...

French Magic Lantern

Lantern with a black lacquered lantern body, a brass adjustable thread objective lens and an extendable chimney. This type of magic lantern would be used for presentations in large halls, and for educational uses in schools.The manufacturer is mos...

Laterne Universelle C&G Paris

Folding camera with Compur leaf shutter

Item is a folding (bellows) plate camera with a Compur leaf shutter. Compur leaf shutters were manufactured from 1912 to 1935 when the Compur-Rapid model was released. Shutter is an earlier, dial set model. Item features a collapsing front bellows...

Seneca View Camera

Item is a wooden, tailboard folding field view camera, for use with 13 x 18 cm (5 x 7 inch) dry plates. Field cameras are view cameras that produce studio quality images but are designed to fold down to a more compact, portable size. The camera in...

No. 3 Maxim

Item is a leather covered wooden box camera from the days of the first "Brownie" cameras. It uses No. 2A Brownie or No. 2 1/2 Ensign spool film for 6.5x11cm exposures on rollfilm. The camera has a single achromtic lens with a time and in...

Goerz C.P., Anschütz Model I

Item consists of a Goerz C. P. Anschütz Model I strut-folding camera with a focal plane shutter and internally controlled shutter settings. It has a 5" homocentric 1:6.3 Ross London lens. The camera has a leather covering on a wood body. The ...

M.C.C. No. 0 Magic Lantern

A wooden and brass enlarger/projector by The Midland Camera Co. Ltd. The Midland Camera Company of Birmingham, UK, added "Ltd" to their official title in 1905, but closed in 1911. This projector has "Ltd" it the inscription, d...

The Midland Camera Co. Ltd.

Folding camera with Ibso shutter

Item is a folding (bellows) plate camera with an Ibso shutter . Ibso shutters were manufactured by Gauthier from 1908 until 1931 when Zeiss took over the company and offered faster models. Three blade diaphragm , spring powered, pneumatic exposure...

Cinematograph

A hand-cranked 35 mm and small glass slide projector. This cinematograph was made after 1908 by the limited company Société Anonyme des Etablissements Demaria - Lapierre, when the two Lapierre brothers were obliged to amalgamate with the photograp...

Auguste Lapierre

Popular pressman

Item is the first reflex camera produced by W. Butcher & Sons Ltd. The wood and black leather camera has interchangeable backs for 3.25 x 4.25 and 4 x.5 plates and also has a Graflex 3.25 x 4.25 inch roll film adaptor. Focusing is waist level ...

G.B.N. Magic Lantern

Simple magic lantern model mounted on a wood base. This lantern has the GBN (Gerbruder Bing Nurenberg) diamond trademark and the patent D.R.G.M. mark impressed on the back. The flap on the back of the lantern has a mirror to reflect the interior l...

Gebruder Bing

Ensign Box Camera

Item is an Ensign rollfilm box camera that takes 3.25 x 2.25 inch exposures on 120 film. The camera has two viewfinders, three unlabelled aperture settings, and two shutter speeds.

Box Ensign 2 1/4 B

Item consists of a sheet film wooden and cardboard box camera with black leatherette covering, for 3.25" x 2.25" negatives. The camera has a rear opening door for loading and a folding wire frame finder and uses an achromatic meniscus l...

Zeiss Ikon Maximar B 207/7

Item is a high quality folding plate camera with a drop bed style, double extension bellows, rise and fall, plus shift front movements. It came with a brilliant view-finder housing a built in spirit finder and a wire frame finder. The Maximar B 20...

Contessa-Nettel folding camera

Item is a Contessa-Nettel folding/bellows camera. Only the structure of the camera exists, it is missing a lens. The company Contessa-Nettel AG was a German company that existed between the years 1908 and 1919. The company was known for cameras wi...

Rio 12C

Item is a Rio 12C folding camera manufactured by Orionwerk Akt. Ges. Hannover. IBSOR DRP Meyer-Gorlitz Nr. 434172 Anastigmat Trioplan 1/6.3 F=10.5 cm lens. Company existed as Orionwerk from 1921 to 1933.

Leica 1 (A)

Item is a 35mm Leica camera. This pre-war model, produced from 1925 to 1930 was the first commercially produced Leica and the first mass produced 35mm camera of high quality. The non-interchangeable Leitz Elmar lens is f. 3.5 50mm with a focal pla...

Leica Camera

Foka, folding camera

Item consists of a Foka folding camera with a F. Deckel-Munchen leaf shutter and a Rodenstock Trinar Anastigmat 1:4.5 f=10.5cm lens. The maker of the shutter, F. Deckel, was a German company based in Munich. The Foka cameras were imported from Ger...

Baby Hawkeye

Item is a small box camera for 4 x 6.5 cm (1.57" x 2.55") exposures on 127 format roll film. Manufactured in England circa 1936, the camera is an all-metal box with a unidentified lens and a simple Kodak shutter. It has a simple wire vie...

Balda Baldax 6x6

Item is a folding camera for 6 x 6 cm (2.36" x 2.36") exposures on 120 format roll film. Lens is a Schneider Xenar 7.5cm f2.9 with Compur Shutter.

J-B Ensign [Junior Box Ensign]

Item is a simple box camera with a leatherette covering, marked as J-B Ensign on the front. The camera uses 2 1/4B (E20) rollfilm for 6x9cm exposures. It has a meniscus lens, a two-speed shutter, and two reflecting type viewfinders.

Contax 1c

Item is a 35mm rangefinder camera. Zeiss Tessar introduced in 1932 as a top quality 35mm rangefinder system. The lens is a Carl Zeiss Jana 5cm f2.8 lens (# 1428082). Metal horizontal focal plane shutter for exposures from 1/5 to 1/1000 sec. One fi...

Voigtlander Brilliant

Item is a mock twin lens reflex camera with Bakelite body and metal fittings, for use with 120 roll film. Designed to mimic the look of a twin lens camera, the topmost "lens" is in fact a brilliant viewfinder used only to frame the view ...

Zeiss Box Tengor 54/2

Item consists of a box camera, for 5 x 7.5 cm exposures on 127 film. Model has two finder lenses placed horizontally across the top front side of the camera. The camera also has an extended hexagonal front plate around the lens with stops and clos...

Rolleicord Model 1

Item is an inexpensive version of the classic Rolleiflex medium format, twin lens reflex camera with fewer features. Shot 6 x 6 cm exposures on 120 film; adapters could be obtained to shoot with 35mm and sheet film. The lens is a Zeiss Triotar f 3...

Kodak Retina I type 117

Item is a 35mm folding camera, the first 35mm model to be produced by the Eastman Kodak Company. The camera was designed by Dr. August Nagel, founder of the Nagel-Werke camera manufacturing company in Stuttgart. Nagel-Werke was purchased by Kodak ...

Kodak A.G.

Kodak Retina (type 118)

Item is a 35mm camera with a black lacquer finish and nickel plated control surfaces.The camera features a Schneider-Kreuznach Xenar f3.5/50 mm lens and a Kodak Compur shutter. This model type of Retina camera moved the film advance release lever ...

Ihagee Exakta B, Version 4

Item is a single lens reflex camera manufactured by the Ihagee company in Dresden for producing 8 4 x 6.5 cm exposures on 127 roll film. This model was developed alongside the Exakta model A (first appearing in 1933) and has a similar trapezoid de...

Kodak Retina I type 126

Item consists of a Kodak Retina I, model 126. This camera is a 35mm, folding camera, and was one of the first models, along with similar model 119, of the Retina I to be introduced my Kodak AG, the German branch of the Eastman Kodak Company. The 1...

Kodak A.G.

Contax II

Item is a 35mm camera with satin chrome finish on top and trim. Winding and speed setting on top right, shutter speeds to 1/1250, and rangefinder and viewfinder windows combined. Lens is a Sonnar 50mm, 1:2.

Agfa Karat 3.5

Item is a strut-folding 35mm rangefinder camera. To facilitate easy loading of 35mm film, Agfa (and Ansco) introduced a 12 exposure cartridge that required no rewinding of the exposed film. The film was just pushed by a simple claw. Our model has ...

Rolleiflex Automat model 1

Item is medium format twin lens reflex camera for 6 x 6 cm exposures on 120 format film. Lens is a Zeiss Tessar f4.5, 75 mm. with a Compur shutter, 1 - 1/300 sec.. The Automat models included a film counter that used the thickness of the film roll...

Coronet Midget camera

Item is a molded walnut Bakelite camera with cast metal hardware and dual lenses. The front metal plate is cast with "CORONET, MIDGET, 16 mm FILM, MADE BY THE CORONET CAMERA CO. BIRMINGHAM, BRITISH PATENTS APPLIED FOR, DESIGN REGISTERED."...

Brilliant V6

Item consists of a plastic body box camera with a viewfinder. The camera includes a Voigtar 7.7/7.5cm lens and a compartment for the filter and extinction meter.

Bentzin Primar folding camera

Item is an compact double extension folding plate or sheet film camera for 9 x 12 cm (3.5" x 4.75"). Lens is a Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 1 :4,5 f : 13.5cm with a Compur shutter (1 to 1/200th). The camera has both a brilliant viewfinder and ...

Foth-Flex II

Item is a medium format, twin lens reflex camera for 6 x 6 cm exposures on 120 format film. Lens is an Anistigmant 75mm, F2.5 with a cloth focal plane shutter (speeds from 2 second to 1/500th). This model of camera was available in both left and r...

Ikoflex II camera

Item is a medium format twin lens reflex camera for 6 x 6 cm exposures on 120 format roll film, produced by Zeiss Ikon. Model number 252/16 stamped underneath. Lens is a Triotar 75mm, f3.5 with a compur 1 to 1/300 shutter.

Zeiss Ikon Ikoflex III, demonstration model

Item is the last pre-war Ikoflex model, released in June of 1939 and made in Stuttgart, Germany. For 6 x 6 cm exposures on 120 format roll film. The focusing screen has a condenser, magnifier for focusing and an “albada” finder (sports finder) in ...

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