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Box camera

Object Number: 
1958.151
Date: 
1885-1900
Medium: 
Wood, leather, metal, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 4 3/8 x 5 1/8 in. ( 15.6 x 11.1 x 13 cm )
Description: 
Compact wooden, box-shaped camera with black leather laminated to surface and strap handle on top; lens missing.
Gallery Label: 
Cameras of this type had to be returned to the manufacturer for film processing.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Gerard P. Herrick
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group