Wooden, sliding box wet-plate camera with two brass mounted lenses (symmetrical lens). The camera has one plate holder, focussing or view screen and two vignettes. This camera is a facsimile of the type of camera used by William Henry Fox Talbot [1800-1877], one of the most important pioneers of photography. He invented the negative-to-positive photographic process which he named Calotypes and are also know as Talbotypes.

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Wooden box camera which slides on a base board. It has a brass lens and glass view panel at the back of the camera. The viewer has a perspective template drawn on the glass, possible in pencil.

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