Folding calotype camera

Folding calotype camera

Camera

Charles Chevalier

French, 1804–1859

Folding calotype camera

ca. 1855
Wood, metal, and leather
Overall (closed): 13 × 10 13/16 × 2 13/16 in. (33 × 27.5 × 7.2 cm)
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
1974.0037.2119
DescriptionCalotype camera, for 8.5 x 11 inch photographic paper, with leather bag bellows and lens board without lens.
Inscriptions Stamped in wood, holder at rear of camera, C: [oval line border] CHARLES CHEVALIER \ DEUX \ MÉDAILLES D'OR \ EN 1834 \ PALAIS ROYAL 153 PARIS
Terms
  • view, 8 1/2 X 11
  • calotype

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