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Daguerreotype camera
Bourquin, Paris; 8 x 10.5cm, walnut-body (some restoration), brass bound lenswith rack and pinion focusing, mounted on wooden base with twin brass dragon decoration
Literature
Michel Auer (1975), The Illustrated History of the Camera, p. 48-49.

Lot Essay

Auer illustrates a similar camera (the dragons are of a different design) from the George Eastman House collection. He suggests a date of c.1845.

End of Sale

The next sale of
Cameras and Optical Toys
takes place on:

18 & 19 November 1998
The Koslov Collection of
Cameras and Scientific Instruments

14 January 1999

For further information contact
Michael Pritchard
on 0171-321 3279.
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