Print Trimming & Glazing - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Beam Circular Print Trimmer

1899

George Houghton & Son

London

England

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For cutting circles.

With:
Fitted wooden box.

References & Notes:
BP 16861/1899. BJA 1901, p. 910.

Jaynay Circular Print Cutter

1904

J & A Wilkinson

Manchester

England

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For cutting circles between 1" - 4" radius, scaled 2 - 8.

With:
Cardboard box.

References & Notes:
BP 26230/1904.

Marion's Registered Trimming Shape

1894

Marion & Co.

London

England

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Glass plate marked with outlines of common print sizes, up to 8 " x 6 ". In case.

References & Notes:
Registered Design number: 228993. The Photogram 1894, p. 192. Marion's Guide to Photography 1898, advertisement p. 35.

Victor Circle Trimmer

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Beam type cutter with glass guides of 1", 2", 3" and 4". In box.
Marked Johnson's Patent. The patent was probably not issued.

Glass Templates

  • 6" x 4 ". Ground base, handle.
  • 5 " x 4".
  • 4" x 3".
  • 3 ⅝" x 2 ⅜".
  • 6 " x 4 ".
  • 3 ⅞" diameter.
  • 3" diameter.

The better glass templates had a ground base and a handle others were simply blocks of glass with polished edges. Grid lines are sometimes present on the base.

Glass plates were also used for enamelling (glazing).

References & Notes:
BJA 1890, p. 252. Clemitson Cat. 1909, p. 94.

Primus Enamelling Plate

c. 1904

W. Butcher & Sons

London

England

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5" x 4", ground glass base with clear vignette area.

With:
Paper Vignettes. Instructions, box.

References & Notes:
Camera House Journal 1904, Vol. 1 No. 6.

Ferrotype Glazing Plate

Two, 14" x 10".

Jaynay Print Trimmer

1902

J & A Wilkinson

Manchester

England

7" cut.

References & Notes:
BP 21768/1902. BJA 1906, p. 1414.

Johnsons Print Trimmer

Johnsons of Hendon Ltd

London

England

11" cut.

Pen Nib Trimmer

Ilford Ltd

Ilford

England

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Twenty nibs and a holder. These are sharpened metal plates shaped like a pen nib that fit into a small holder or an ordinary pen.

Johnsons Print Dryer

Johnsons of Hendon Ltd

London

England

Amateur model. 10" x 8" with glazing plate.

References & Notes:
Johnson General Photographic Cat. c. 1954, p. 61.

Darkroom Equipment

Darkroom Lamps

Granitine

Developing

Developing - Plate Tanks

Developing - Roll-Film Tanks

Fixing, Washing & Measures

Watkins Calculator

Timers & Clocks

Retouching Equipment

Print Meters

Print Meters - Electric

Focus Finders & Magnifiers

Enlargers - Box Form

Enlargers

Contact Printers

Vignettes & Masks

Printing and Masking Frames

Transposing Frames, Printers

Colouring

Print Trimming & Glazing

Print Mounting

Thermometers

Johnson Outfits

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