Camera [Butcher's Royal Mail Stamp]

W. Butcher & Sons Limited, Manufacturer

1906
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Maker and Role
W. Butcher & Sons Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
1906
Description
Camera - "Royal Mail" multi-lens (15). This camera produced 15 stamp-size photographs on a single quarter plate which was exposed by a sliding shutter worked by pulling the knob on top of the camera.
One glass negative plate with a 3x5 (15 frame) grid showing the image of a man's head and shoulders originally with camera has been accessioned under 1965.455.2
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Signature/Marks and Type
BRITISH MADE / BW / & / SONS / LONDON Maker's Mark
ROYAL MAIL Label
Accession No
1965.455
Credit Line
W. Butcher & Sons Limited. 1906. Camera [Butcher's Royal Mail Stamp], 1965.455. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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