Miscellaneous plates & film - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Edwards Krystal Plates

1899

B.J. Edwards & Co. Ltd

London

England

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Box of 12, 3 ¼" x 4 ¼" plates. Ealing address.

Krystal lantern plates appeared on the market in 1899 in lantern, quarter-plate and stereo sizes. Intended for lantern slides and transparencies by contact printing. Developed in gaslight.

References & Notes:
BJA 1900, p. 1154.

Lantern Plates

1909

Wratten & Wainwright Ltd

Croydon

England

Slow. Black or warm tones.

References & Notes:
BJA 1910, p. 347.

Further Information:
Label advising the use of Kodak Title white ink.

Popular RSO

c. 1925

Criterion Plates, Papers, Films Ltd

Birmingham

England

Orthochromatic.
Four boxes of 12, 3 ¼" x 4 ¼" plates. Speed: 450 H&D.

RSO stands for Rapid Screenless Ortho.

References & Notes:
BJA 1926, p. 323.

Reporter

Grieshabar Fres & Cie

St Maur

France

Orthochromatic.
Box of 9 x 12 cm plates. Retailer's label of Marcheteau, 6 Rue Jaques Sevraire, Nice.

Dry Plate

20th Century Photographic Co.

London

England

Box of 6 ½" x 4 ¾" plates. Medium. Speed: 130 H&D, Watkins 90, F64 Wynne. Cost 3/2. Inscription shows a purchase date of 1923.

Special Lantern Plates

Cadett & Neal

Ashstead

England

  • Box of 3 ¼" x 3 ¼" plates. For black tones.
  • Box of 45 x 107 mm plates. For black tones.

References & Notes:
BJA 1902, p. 1280.

Opal Plates

Six, 6 ½" x 3 ½" plates.

N&G Plates

Newman & Guardia Ltd

London

England

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Box of one dozen 4" x 5" plates.

Notes:
Address: 90 & 92 Shaftesbury Av.

References & Notes:
N&G 1908, p. 93.

Thomas Dry Plates

c. 1890

R.W. Thomas & Co. Ltd

London

England

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Box for one dozen Extra Rapid Dry Plates. 3 ¼" x 4 ¼". The box shows illustrations of the Pall Mall shop and the factory at Thornton Heath.

Notes:
Address: 10 Pall Mall.

Mawson Plates

Mawson & Swan

Newcastle-on-Tyne

England

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Box of 3 ¼" x 3 ¼" plates. Speed XXXXXX.

Notes:
Address: Mosley St., Newcastle-on-Tyne and 33 Soho Sq., London.

The example shown here probably dates from the 1890s, the Soho Sq. address was occupied from around 1888.

Frena Films

R & J Beck Ltd

London

England

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Box for 20 Frena films. Double instantaneous. 3 ½" x 2 ⅝". Made by Austin Edwards.

Notes:
Address: 68 Cornhill.

Houghton Envelope Film

1905

Houghtons Ltd

London

England

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  • 3 ¼" x 4 ¼" cut film held in paper envelope.
  • Seven post-card size envelopes in box. Speed marked on box: 90 Wynne, 200 Watkins, 200 H&D.

Cut-film, made by Austin Edwards, was held in envelopes, an adapter held the envelope firmly to the film plane. The draw-slide of the adapter engaged the cover of the envelope, when the draw-slide was pulled out the film was uncovered.

References & Notes:
Envelope Adapters. BP 10097/1904. BP 15958/1905. BP 4992/1906. BJA 1906, pp. 357, 909. BJA 1907, p. 342. BJA 1908, p. 295. Clemitson cat. 1909, p. 52.

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