R. D. Gray (New York, NY)

Rapid Symmetrical Periscope/Periscopic Lens - c.1880's-c.1890's

The International Annual of Anthony's Photographic Bulletin, Vol. I 1888, p. 21


 


Notes: 

Gray's Rapid Symmetrical Periscope Lens was a fairly popular wide angle lens of the 1890's.  As its name states, it was a symmetrical rapid rectilinear type lens.  There was also a Gray's Wide Angle Lens and a Gray's Extreme Wide Angle Periscope, which had a coverage of 115.

References:
The International Annual of Anthony's Photographic Bulletin, Vol. I, 1888, W. J. Harrison and A. H. Elliot, eds., E. & H. T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), July 1888, ads p. 21
Descriptive Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Supplies, G. Gennert (New York, NY), c. 1893, p. 12
 

 

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