Camera and part of tripod

Object Number: 
1954.229ab
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Wood, brass, glass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall (camera): 6 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 14 1/4 in. (15.6 x 14.9 x 36.2 cm)
Description: 
Wooden, chamfered box camera and iron fragment of tripod; camera has adjustable lens with brass casing and brass cap; two hinged doors on top open to reveal two compartments, each fitted with removable wooden frame.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
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Creative: Tronvig Group