Tourist camera

Tourist camera

Camera

F. Jonte

French, 1870s

Tourist camera

1865
Wood, cloth, brass, and glass
Overall: 7 1/16 × 9 1/4 × 10 5/8 in. (18 × 23.5 × 27 cm)
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
1974.0028.3492
DescriptionFull plate eclipse-style camera with plate holder and lens.
Inscriptions Stamped in metal, front of lens, R: DEPOSE
Stamped in metal, brass sliding plate on right side, C: DÉPOSÉ \ M D
Stamped in wood, film holder on right side, B: BREVETÉ \ S.G.D.G.
Stamped in wood, film holder on right side, T: BREVETÉ \ S.G.D.G.
Inscribed in black ink, on label applied to film holder, back, TR: 1
Inscribed in black ink, on label applied to film holder, front, TR: 2

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