Bourquin camera

Bourquin camera

Camera

Bourquin

French, ca. 1845

Bourquin camera

1844
Wood, metal, and glass
Overall: 6 15/16 × 7 7/16 × 8 15/16 in. (17.7 × 18.9 × 22.7 cm)
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
1977.0850.0007
DescriptionQuarter plate daguerreotype camera supported by two dragons.
Inscriptions Stamped in wood, camera top, BR: G.CROMER
Stamped in wood, exterior of ground glass frame, TR: G.CROMER
Printed in black ink, scalloped-oval label applied inside camera, BC: COLLECTION \ G.CROMER \ 19 [number inscribed in black ink, Cromer's hand, centered on label]
Terms
  • daguerreotype

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