London, South Kensington
20 August 1998
John Spencer, Glasgow; 12 x 12 inches, light mahogany body, brass fittings, inset plate JOHN SPENCER. 39 UNION STREET, GLASGOW, internally-held focusing screen and single darkslide and a brass bound Ross, London Unar f/5 305mm. 12 inch lens no. 11897
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John Spencer began describing his business as a 'Wholesale photographic and stereoscopic depot' from 1856/7. The business continued in this form until c.1870.
Condition: 4 Cosmetic: Normal use and wear.
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