J. Fleury Hermagis

French, 1855–1920s


ca. 1892
Wood, leather, metal, and glass
Overall: 6 5/16 × 6 5/16 × 9 7/16 in. (16 × 16 × 24 cm)
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
DescriptionSerial #59 dry plate camera, with lens and disk diaphrams in lens cover.
Inscriptions Engraved in white on circular metal plate affixed to left side, BL: VELOCIGRAPHE \ Dr. Ricard & Lacroix \ Breveté S.G.D.G. \ Construit Par \ Hermagis \ 18. r. Rambuteau Paris \ [counter window displaying 4] \ 59 [serial number]
Engraved in metal, on circular lens threading collar, C: HERMAGIS \ Optn, Fabt. Bt. s.g.d.g. Paris No.27514

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