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Wing Repeating Camera (1862 model)

OBJECT TYPE: Camera
MANUFACTURER: Simon Wing
NATIONALITY: American
PLACE MANUFACTURED: US, MA, Charlestown
INTRODUCTION DATE: ca. 1862
FILM TYPE: wet plate
IMAGE SIZE: 5 x 7 in.
FUNCTIONAL TYPES:
  wet plate
  multiplying
INTERCHANGEABLE LENS: Yes

NOTES:
  "Multiple images on a single 5x7" wet plate. Mahogany body, shadow box
  front, vertical & lateral back movements." McKeown, 1997.

OBJECT IDENTIFIER: W7691.00002

BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCE: McKeown, Jim & McKeown, Joan. --Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras: 1997/1998.-- Grantsburg, WI: Centennial Photo, 1996. pp 440.//

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Wing Repeating Camera (1862 model)

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