Horne Thornthwaite Bellows Camera - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Bellows Wet-plate Camera

c. 1860 - 1870

Horne & Thornthwaite

London

England

Construction:
Mahogany, dovetail joints, concertina type bellows partially paper covered.

Format:
6" x 6" wet-collodion plates held in dark-slides.

Focusing:
Bellows.

With:
Ground glass screen. Wet-plate slide.

The general construction - type of wood, rounding on the front panel edges - and some particular features - hooks to secure baseboard, pegs joining front and rear standards - point to this camera being produced by H&T.

References & Notes:
BP 3069/1871. Smith, Antique Cameras, p. 90.

Further Information:
Information on the Wet Collodion Process.


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