Folmer & Schwing Mfg. Co., New York, NY

Sky Scraper Special Camera

  Folmer & Schwing Catalog, 1904, p. 50
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Date Introduced: - ; Years Manufactured:  c. 1904
Construction: rear focus via rack and pinion (two gear tracks on top of base rails);  reversing by removable back; double swing; three-piece lens board
Materials: mahogany body; cherry base; black fabric bellows; brass hardware
Sizes Offered: 8x10; 11x14
Notes: this camera is a short focus model of the Sky Scraper, made for photographing tall buildings without tilting the camera back, the lens board has significantly greater rise than other cameras due to the tall front standard; it has a shorter bed than the regular Sky Scraper, a recessed lens board, and gears.

References:
Graflex and Graphic Cameras (Folmer & Schwing Catalog), 1904, p. 50

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