Century Camera Co., Rochester, NY
The Victor View
Century Catalog 1906, p. 28
6½ x 8½
Date Introduced: - ; Years
Manufactured: c. 1906
Construction: rear focus via
rack and pinion (two gear tracks on top of base rails), three-piece lens board
Materials: cherry base and
Sizes Offered: at least 6½x8½
Notes: The Century Camera Co. was founded in 1900 - hence the
name. George Eastman acquired a controlling interest in the company in 1904, and it
became the Century Camera Div., EKC in 1907. The Victor View does not appear in the
nor in the 1907-1910 Century catalogs but does appear in the 1906 catalog.
It was a less expensive camera than the Century
View Camera No. 1,
which itself was less expensive than the Century
View Camera No. 2.
The hardware of the above camera is marked
The wood is cherry - cheaper than mahogany.
Century Cameras, Century Camera Co.
(Rochester, NY), 1906, p. 28
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