24. Cowell 'Bromley' Magazine Box Camera, 1890s
Signed: 'THE 'BROMLEY' HAND CAMERA. MADE BY THOS. COWELL, 1A NORTH ST., BROMLEY, KENT.'
A quarter plate hand camera with magazine of 12 plates (each 100 x 75 mm) which can be changed by the flexible light tight bag method patented by W. W. Rouch for their 'Eureka' camera of 1887. 'Cooke lens' by Taylor, Taylor & Hobson of Leicester and London, with behind-lens double-plate guillotine shutter with speeds 2 - 1/80 sec., and no aperture control.
Length 225 mm, width 127 mm, height 128 mm.
Inventory no. 93,666.