82. Marion's Metal Miniature Camera, 1888


Brass oblong box with f5 doublet (Petzval-type) lens of 55 mm focal length which racks out to approximately 150 mm, the correct focusing position, hooded ground glass screen and guillotine drop shutter attached in front of lens. Unlike the 1884 model this revised version did not have the external tubular viewfinder. The focusing screen is replaced by a single brass plate holder for 13 inch (32 mm) square glass plates stored in the carrying box.

Length 80 mm, width 50 mm, height 45 mm.
Inventory no. 62,052.