Single photographic plate holder for studio camera.
Wood, Brass, Leather, Velvet cotton ribbon
270 x 300 x 27 mm
Fox Talbot Museum, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum)
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Single photographic plate holder for studio camera in mahogany. Rear door for loading mounted on two brass hinges, leather tab for opening and brass wing nut for secure closing Frame edges joined by wooden dowels. Removable inner frame for size 9x6.5 cm plates. Front draw slide secured by brass catch.Top edge of holder has serrated brass plate to match with camera.
Part of the Fenton Collection. A gift from British Film Institute in 2017. From 1986-1999, part of BFI collection for the Museum of the Moving Image. BFI purchased collection in 1986 from James Fenton's Museum of Photography, Port Erin, Isle of Man 1976-1986