Gibbs, Oakland, CA

Gibbs View Camera

Date Introduced: - ; Years Manufactured:  c. 1890
Construction: apparently front focus;  reversing?; no swing
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Notes: A wooden-bodied self-contained camera similar to leather-covered red-bellows compact cameras.  The back part of the box pivots down to become a tripod base, while the front hinges down to become the bed.

References: 
McKeown's Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras, 2005-2006, James M. McKeown, 2004, p. 344 
 

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