Chambre-revolver

Chambre-revolver

Camera

F. Jonte

French, 1870s

Chambre-revolver

1872
Wood, metal, glass, and leather
Overall: 15 9/16 × 11 7/16 × 4 5/16 in. (39.5 × 29 × 11 cm)
Overall (open): 15 9/16 × 11 7/16 × 12 3/16 in. (39.5 × 29 × 31 cm)
Overall (tripod head): 1 3/4 × 6 5/16 × 6 5/16 in. (4.5 × 16 × 16 cm)
Paper (Cromer's note): 2 1/2 × 3 13/16 in. (6.3 × 9.7 cm)
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
1974.0037.1831
DescriptionEarly magazine camera for full plate with ground glass holder, magazine and tripod head.
Inscriptions Inscribed in black ink (Cromer's hand) on note paper (see component), recto, C: chambre-revolver \ de Jonte (1872) \ (Fabre, tome 1, page 272) \ La première, (ou l'une des premières) chambre à magasin \ Le magasin ne [illegible] pas [no inscriptions on verso]
[no inscriptions on camera]

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