Rochester Camera & Supply Co.
Rochester Camera & Supply Co. Catalog, 1899, p. 38 (same
engraving as in Rochester Camera Co. Catalog, 1898, p. 9)
8 x 10
Date Introduced: - ; Years
Manufactured: c. 1897-1900
Construction: back focus via
push-pull; single swing; three-piece
lens board; reversing by removable back; no gears
Materials: mahogany body; cherry base; black fabric bellows;
Sizes Offered: 5x7, 5x8, 6½x8½, 8x10, 11x14, 14x17
Notes: All the Favorite
Variations are the same camera except for the name of the company that
manufactured them. Compare to the
Favorite mode of Rochester Optical Co. and
Rochester Camera Mfg. Co.
The Favorite is similar in design to Scovill's Acme
Back Focus Cone Camera.
Dept. 5: Photographic Lenses, Supplies, etc. 2nd
ed.; Andrew J. Lloyd & Co.
(Boston, MA) catalog, 1897, p. 42
Photographic Apparatus, Rochester Camera & Supply Co.
(Rochester, NY), 1899. pp.
Catalogue of Photographic Sundries, Jas. H. Smith & Co. (Chicago, IL),
1899, p. 19
The Poco Camera, Rochester Camera & Supply Co.
(Branch of Rochester Optical & Camera Co., Rochester, NY), 1900, p. 42-43
Illustrated Catalogue No. IIII of Professional and Amateur Photographer's Supplies, Wm.
F. Uhlman (St. Joseph, MO), c.1901, p. 41
8 x 10
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