Manhattan Optical Co.

Manhattan Tripod Camera

 Manhattan Optical Co. Catalog, 1896, p. 16
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Date Introduced: - ; Years Manufactured: c. 1896
Construction: front focus via rack and pinion (two gear tracks on top of base rails); single swing; reversing by removable back; three-piece lens board
Materials: mahogany body, cherry base, black fabric bellows; nickeled hardware
Sizes Offered: 6x8; 8x10
Notes: Similar to but not identical to the contemporaneous Anthony Reversible Back Camera.

References:
Manhattan Optical Co. Catalog, 1896, p. 16

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