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

  • 4oz measure.
  • 2oz measure.
  • 2oz measure.
  • 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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