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Verascope Stereoscopic Camera with Case, by Jules Richard, Paris, c. 1927

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Inventory Number: 79152
Object Type: Object
Persons: Jules Richard (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1927
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Accession Number: 1998-18
Brief Description: The body of the camera is constructed mostly of oxidized brass, with cable release, hinged direct viewfinder on both sides and an angled viewfinder between the lenses, and two circular bubble levels top and bottom. The lenses are fixed focus anastigmats with a focal length of 55 mm and apertures f4.5 and f16, set in a rising front. The plate box at the back with exposure counter holds 12 glass negatives, 45 x 107 mm, advanced by a sliding action using a hinged handle. There are two removable lens caps which sit on top of the lnses, made of leather and lined with velvet. The camera is in a leather case with green velvet lining. Front no. 46993, back no. 27102, and lens no. 29200.
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Provenance: Purchased from Bonhams with Grand-in-Aid.
Collection Group:
Material(s): copper alloy
Glass
paint
metal
Liquid
cord
Leather
velvet

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