Camera [Meagher Studio Camera]

Meagher, Manufacturer

1890
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Maker and Role
Meagher, Manufacturer
Production Date
1890
Description
Camera - "Meagher" whole plate folding camera. Square bellows camera in mahogany and brass. The lens is fitted with Waterhouse stops, i.e. the lens barrel has a slot in it through which metal stops can be inserted to reduce the aperture of the lens. This system was introduced by John Waterhouse of Halifax, England in 1858 and was used until it was supplanted by the iris diaphragm towards the end of the 19th Century.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Glass
Processed Material/Leather
Signature/Marks and Type
MEAGHER, / MANUFACTERER / 21 SOUTHAMPTON ROW / HIGH HOLBORN / London, W.C. Maker's Mark
J.H. Dallmeyer / N., 41748. 8 1/2 x 6 1/2. LONDON / Rapid Rectilinear / PATENT. Maker's Mark
THORNTON / PICKARD Engraved
Accession No
1965.151
Credit Line
Meagher. 1890. Camera [Meagher Studio Camera], 1965.151. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
Maker
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