E. & H.T. Anthony

Compact Camera, Late Style

Anthony Catalog January 1895, p. 17
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8x10


Date Introduced: - ; Years Manufactured: c.1891-1903
Construction: front focus via rack and pinion (gears internal to base) and rear focus via push-pull; double swing; reverse by removable back; three-piece lens board
Materials: mahogany body; mahogany base; brass hardware
Sizes Offered: 5x7; 5x8; 6x8; 8x10
Notes: This model is an English style compact; in which the front standard attaches to end of geared front base, the back standard slides, and there is a built-in tripod base.  Despite a seemingly long production run, and the popularity of other English-type models, especially those of the Rochester Optical Co., this is a rarely encountered camera.

References:
Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Equipments and Materials for Amateurs, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), January 1891, p. 13-14
How to Make Photographs.  A Manual for Amateurs, C. T. Roche and H.T. Anthony, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), 1892, p. 33
The International Annual of Anthony's Photographic Bulletin Vol. VI 1894, edited by A.H. Elliott and F.P. Smith, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), 1893, p. 54 (engraving)
The International Annual of Anthony's Photographic Bulletin Vol. VI 1894, edited by A.H. Elliott and F.P. Smith, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), 1893, p. 71 (list of view and other cameras)
Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Equipments and Materials for Amateurs
, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), September, 1894, p. 17-18
Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Equipments and Materials for Amateurs, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY),
January 1895, p. 17-18
The International Annual of Anthony's Photographic Bulletin Vol. VII 1895,E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), 1894, ads p. 21, 99
Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Equipments and Materials for Amateurs, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), December, 1895, p. 17-18
Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Equipments and Materials for Amateurs, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), August, 1896, p. 17-18
Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Materials, Thos. H. McCollin & Co. (Philadelphia, PA) undated, c. 1897, p. 47
The International Annual of Anthony's Photographic Bulletin, Vol. X, 1897, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), 1897, p. 83
Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Equipments and Materials for Amateurs, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), February, 1898, p. 11-12
Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of Photographic Apparatus (Professional Catalog), E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., New York, NY, July 1899, p. 42-43
Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Equipments and Materials for Amateurs, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), August, 1899, p. 26
Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Equipments and Materials for Amateurs, The Anthony & Scovill Co. (New York, NY), June, 1901, p. 27
Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of Photographic Apparatus, Anthony & Scovill Co. (New York, NY)
, 1903, p. 60

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