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Pair of Ross Convertible Camera Lenses in Wooden Box

Inventory Number: 84196
Object Type:
Brief Description: Pair of convertible camera lenses, manufactured by Ross.
Primary Inscriptions: '1 2 3 4 5' 'Ross London ST-O,D B-T 16994' 'Ross London ST-O,D B-T 16983'
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
metal
copper alloy
Glass
Fabric
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
52 94 51 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Box for Pair of Ross Convertible Camera Lenses

Inventory Number: 84196
Object Type:
Brief Description: Lenses are held within a wooden box which has two metal clasps. Interior of box is divided in half, with each half then subdivided in half again. Interior of box is lined with green and blue fabric.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
metal
copper alloy
Glass
Fabric
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
52 94 51 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/84196

Ross Convertible Camera Lens (1 of 2)

Inventory Number: 84196
Object Type:
Brief Description: Set consists of a pair of convertible lens sets. Each lens set has a lens which is mounted in a copper alloy band.
Primary Inscriptions: '1 2 3 4 5' 'Ross London ST-O,D B-T 16983'
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
metal
copper alloy
Glass
Fabric
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
52 94 51 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/84196

Spare Lens for Ross Convertible Camera (1 of 2)

Inventory Number: 84196
Object Type:
Brief Description: Copper alloy band also houses a single circular aperture. Size of this aperture is controlled via a rotating silver disc which protrudes from side of band. Each lens set has a spare lens.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
metal
copper alloy
Glass
Fabric
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
52 94 51 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/84196

Spare Lens for Ross Convertible Camera (2 of 2)

Inventory Number: 84196
Object Type:
Brief Description: Set consists of a pair of convertible lens sets. Each lens set has a lens which is mounted in a copper alloy band.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
metal
copper alloy
Glass
Fabric
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
52 94 51 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/84196

Ross Convertible Camera Lens (2 of 2)

Inventory Number: 84196
Object Type:
Brief Description: Copper alloy band also houses a single circular aperture. Size of this aperture is controlled via a rotating silver disc which protrudes from side of band. Each lens set has a spare lens.
Primary Inscriptions: '1 2 3 4 5' 'Ross London ST-O,D B-T 16994'
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
metal
copper alloy
Glass
Fabric
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
52 94 51 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/84196