Fixing, Washing & Measures - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Tylar's Fixing Trough

W. Tylar

Birmingham

England

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For six plates approximately 3 " x 2 ".

The trough is made of paper mache or something similar and heavily varnished. Early models were produced in sizes of quarter-plate to whole-plate, later smaller sizes for the Tit-Bit and Frena Memo-size cameras were added. A similar model was made in porcelain.

References & Notes:
YBP 1899, p. 549. Shows a similar trough but made of porcelain. Photography in a Nutshell (19th thousand), advertisement p. 14. Photography in a Nutshell (68th thousand), advertisement p. 16. PA 1897, p. 423.

Ensign Dishes

Houghtons Ltd

London

England

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Two, quarter-plate size.

References & Notes:
Clemitson Cat. 1909, p. 78.

Plate Lifters

Airs & Co.

London

England

Five, quarter-plate size.

References & Notes:
YBP 1895, p. 372.

Arflo Clip

1903

George Houghton & Son Ltd

London

England

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Six Arflo clips in box. These are for holding plates whilst being developed and for supporting a plate whilst draining. The style of name on the box dates to 1903/04. Registered Design number 416202 (1903).

References & Notes:
Houghton Cat. 1914, p. 921.

Ensign Universal Measure

Ensign Ltd

London

England

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Marked to 10 fluid oz and with graduations for bulk chemicals of 2 and 4 oz. Registered Design no. 685757 (1921).

References & Notes:
Ensign cat. 1931, p. 75.

Glassware

1) 4oz measure.
2) 2oz measure.
3) 2oz measure.
4) Stirring rod for fixer by 20th Century Photographic Co.

Fixing Bath

Demaria

Paris

France

For 12, 45 x 107 mm plates. Glass marked Verascope, DMR.

Washing Tank

Quarter-plate size.

Print Tongs

1957

Paterson

England

Three Paterson print tongs (grey and green) and two others.

References & Notes:
BJA 1958, p. 254.

Scales

Johnsons of Hendon Ltd

London

England

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With weights of: 4 oz, 4 oz, 2 oz, 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/8 oz.

References & Notes:
Johnson General Photographic Cat. c. 1954, p. 56.

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