London, South Kensington
19 November 2002
Lilliput detctive camera
E. & H. T. Anthony & Co., New York; 2¼ x 2¼ inch, wood-body stamped PAT. APP'D FOR with six internally-contained double darkslides and lens, in afitted leather case with lens cover
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W. & E. Marder (1982), Anthony. The man, the company, the cameras, pp. 270-271.
Pritchard & ST. Denny (1993), Spy Camera, pp. 156-157.
Auer & Lothrop (1978), Die Geheimkameras, pp. 30-32.
The Lilliput detective camera was introduced by Anthony in 1889. It was advertised as being easy for women to use and was claimed to be excellent for making lantern slides. It sold for $25 although by 1893 it's price had been reduced to $4.50.
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