G. Gennert, New York, NY

Eton Camera

Gennert Catalog 1901, p. 61
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E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. catalog, January 1895, p. 17-18
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E. & H.T. Anthony Compact Camera, 8x10


 

Date Introduced: - ; Years Manufactured: c. 1901-1904
Construction:  front focus via rack and pinion (gears internal to base) and rear focus via push-pull, reversible by removable back, double swing, three-piece lens board
Materials:  mahogany, brass hardware
Sizes Offered: 5x7, 6x8, 8x10, 11x14
Notes: The Eton is an English compact style of camera.  This camera is identical to the E. H.T. Anthony Compact (Late Style).  In fact, the engravings in Gennert catalogs and Anthony catalogs are also identical, except that the Anthony name has been replaced by GennertIn this time period, Gennert had given up manufacturing their own cameras, instead buying them from another manufacturer (in this case, Anthony) to be re-sold under their name.

References:
Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Supplies, G. Gennert (New York, NY), 1901, p. 61
Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Supplies, G. Gennert (New York, NY), 1903
Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Supplies, G. Gennert (New York, NY), 1904

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