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Photo-Revolver de Poche

OBJECT TYPE: Camera
MANUFACTURER: E. Enjalbert
NATIONALITY: French
PLACE MANUFACTURED: France, Paris
PRODUCTION DATES: ca 1882
PATENT DATE: Feb. 14, 1882
FILM TYPE: dry plate
IMAGE SIZE: 2 x 2cm.
FUNCTIONAL TYPES:
  detective
  gun
  magazine
STANDARD LENSES/SHUTTERS: 70mm f/10 'Achromatized Periscopic'

NOTES:
  "Highly unusual camera which very closely resembles a pistol. The
  cylinder contained a magazine mechanism for 10 plates, each 16 x 16mm.
  This camera is extremely rare and highly desirable. It is certainly
  a 'world class' collectable." (McKeown, 1992).

OBJECT IDENTIFIER: E583.00001
VIDEODISC 1, FRAME NUMBER: 1092

BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES:
Lothrop, Eaton S., Jr. --A Century of Cameras from the Collection of the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House.-- Dobbs Ferry, NY: Morgan & Morgan, 1973. pp 25.//
McKeown, Jim & McKeown, Joan. --Price Guide to Antique & Classic Cameras: 1992-1993.-- Grantsburg, WI: Centennial Photo, 1992. pp 132.//

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Photo-Revolver de Poche

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