London, South Kensington
7 May 2004
Sutton's Patent Panoramic lens no. 4
Thomas Ross, London; 2½ inches diamater, brass barrel, in maker's fitted brass case
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Rudolf Kingslake (1989), A History of the Photographic Lens, p. 50-51.
Granted British Patent no. 2,193 of 1859.
The earliest serial numbered example of the Sutton lens recorded.
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