Ninth-plate sliding box camera

Ninth-plate sliding box camera

Camera

lens by J. Fleury Hermagis

Maker
French, 1855–1920s

Ninth-plate sliding box camera

ca. 1850
Wood, metal, and glass
Overall: 4 3/4 × 3 15/16 × 6 1/8 in. (12 × 10 × 15.5 cm)
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
1995.2625.0001
DescriptionDaguerreotype camera with Hermagis lens.
Inscriptions Engraved on metal, lens barrel, T: HERMAGIS \ Optn. Fabnt. \ Bté. s.g.d.g. \ Paris

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