Camera

2007.3214.1

Category
Creation Date
1897
1897 – 1920

Dimensions

35.560 cm. H x 30.480 cm. W x 58.420 cm. L Item (Overall)

Length includes lens and is the maximum extension of the camera. It is only 6" when closed up and with the lens removed.

Description
Large format camera with lens. Label on the front reads: "FAVORITE Rochester Camera Co." Originally belonged to Jacob Jacobson of Farwell. It is a beautiful wooden camera with black leather bellows and a glass focusing screen in the back. It is stored in the original case with a black wool cloth to put over the photographer's head. Neither the case or the cloth was accessioned.

Related People and Organizations
Jacobson, Jacob

Contact the Pope County Historical Society for more information