Rectigraph - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Rectigraph

1886

J. Lancaster & Son

Birmingham

England

Image of Rectigraph

f8, 8 "

Lens Type:
Rapid rectilinear.

Iris diaphragm to f50. Brass mount. For half-plate.

Made in sizes from 5 - 24" for quarter-plate to 15" x 12".

References & Notes:
BJA 1890, p. 281. PA 1891, p. xcvi. Lancaster Cat. 1888, p. 24.

Combination Rectigraph

c. 1890

J. Lancaster & Son

Birmingham

England

Lens Type:
Rapid rectilinear, dividing.

Consists of:
f15 - f40, 12" back element.
f10 - f40, 8" front element.
Brass mount with diaphragm, 3 scales. Second tube.
Combined lenses give f16, 4 ". For half-plate.

With:
Box.

The Combination Rectigraph is a wide-angle rapid rectilinear lens where each half can be used separately. The front group gave a normal image, the back gave a narrow angle and combined a wide-angle. Made in sizes for quarter-plate to 15" x 12".

References & Notes:
BJA 1890, p. 282. BJA 1900, p. 451. PA 1891, pp. 382, xcvii. Lancaster Cat. 1888, p. 85.


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