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Archaeological Folding Quarter-Plate Camera and Kit owned by T. E. Lawrence, by J. H. Dallmeyer, London, 1910

Inventory Number: 21126
Object Type:
Creator: T. E. Lawrence
Date Created: 1910
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1969-183
Brief Description: Folding quarter-plate camera and kit built specifically for T. E. Lawrence ('Lawrence of Arabia'). Rising and vertical swing lens-panel. Reflex view finder on base-board, ball-bearing Dallmeyer levelling device with metal plumbline and a triplet lens.

The kit consists of four mahogany book-form double dark-slides for 8 x 11 cm plates, numbered 1-8, and two mahogany double dark-slides for cut-film, numbered 7-10, a dark cloth and baize-lined leather case.

The lenses associated with the camera include a bronze telephoto attachment in box, a Dallymeyer rectilinear lens with lens cap, and an aluminium Dallmeyer ADON eye-piece magnifier.
Primary Inscriptions: "J.H. DALLMAYER / OPTICIAN / LONDON" stamped on exterior of case. "Property of T.E.Lawrence Pole Hill, Chingford, Essex." handwritten upon exterior of case. On levelling device: "DALLMEYER" First two components of triplet lens: "No 2. SER. II DALLMEYER STIGMATIC F/6 PATENT F=5.3"=135mm. J.H. Dallmeyer. LONDON." Round the lens barrel: "F1=11"=275mm. No 75237" Rear component screwed to the back of the shutter: "F2= 8.5" =210 mm"
Provenance: Presented by Professor A. W. Lawrence.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Cloth
Leather
baize
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
830 710 10 mm

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Archaeological Folding Quarter-Plate Camera and Accessories owned by T. E. Lawrence, by J. H. Dallmeyer, London, 1910

Inventory Number: 21126
Object Type:
Creator: T. E. Lawrence
Date Created: 1910
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1969-183
Brief Description: Folding quarter-plate camera and kit built specifically for T. E. Lawrence ('Lawrence of Arabia'). Rising and vertical swing lens-panel. Reflex view finder on base-board, ball-bearing Dallmeyer levelling device with metal plumbline and a triplet lens.

The kit consists of four mahogany book-form double dark-slides for 8 x 11 cm plates, numbered 1-8, and two mahogany double dark-slides for cut-film, numbered 7-10, a dark cloth and baize-lined leather case.

The lenses associated with the camera include a bronze telephoto attachment in box, a Dallymeyer rectilinear lens with lens cap, and an aluminium Dallmeyer ADON eye-piece magnifier.
Primary Inscriptions: "J.H. DALLMAYER / OPTICIAN / LONDON" stamped on exterior of case. "Property of T.E.Lawrence Pole Hill, Chingford, Essex." handwritten upon exterior of case. On levelling device: "DALLMEYER" First two components of triplet lens: "No 2. SER. II DALLMEYER STIGMATIC F/6 PATENT F=5.3"=135mm. J.H. Dallmeyer. LONDON." Round the lens barrel: "F1=11"=275mm. No 75237" Rear component screwed to the back of the shutter: "F2= 8.5" =210 mm"
Provenance: Presented by Professor A. W. Lawrence.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Cloth
Leather
baize
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
830 710 10 mm

Narratives

Image with multimedia irn 47789Image with multimedia irn 40277Image with multimedia irn 40276Image with multimedia irn 40279Image with multimedia irn 40278