Rochester Camera Co.

King Camera

Rochester Camera & Supply Catalog, 1899, p. 35

5 x 7
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Date Introduced: - ; Years Manufactured: c.1895-1903
Construction: front focus via rack and pinion (gears internal to base); single swing; three-piece lens board; reversing by removable back
Materials: mahogany body; mahogany bed; red leather bellows; brass hardware;
Sizes Offered: 5x7; 5x8; 6-8; 8x10; 11x14
Notes: This camera is an English compact style, one of the last remnants of the once extensive line of English style cameras offered by Rochester companies.

References:
Photographic Cameras, Rochester Camera Mfg. Co. (Rochester, NY), June 1895. pp. 4-5
Photographic Apparatus,
Rochester Camera Co. (Rochester, NY), May 1896. pp. 4-5
Dept. 5: Photographic Lenses, Supplies, etc. 2nd ed.; Andrew J. Lloyd & Co. (Boston, MA), 1897, p. 41
Photographic Apparatus,
Rochester Camera Co. (Rochester, NY), April 1898. pp. 4-5
Photographic Apparatus,
Rochester Camera & Supply Co. (Rochester, NY), 1899. pp. 34-35
Illustrated Catalogue No. 18,
L.M. Prince & Bros. (Cincinnati, OH), c. 1899, p. 35
Catalogue of Photographic Sundries
, Jas. H. Smith & Co. (Chicago, IL) Catalog, 1899, p. 17
The Poco Camera , Rochester Camera & Supply Co. (Branch of Rochester Optical & Camera Co., Rochester, NY), 1900, p. 38-39
Photographic Apparatus, Rochester Optical & Camera Co. (Rochester, NY) Catalog, 1901, pp. 8-9
Photographic Encyclopedia, Andrew J. Lloyd & Co. (Boston, MA), 1901, p. 106
Illustrated Catalogue No. IIII of Professional and Amateur Photographer's Supplies, Wm. F. Uhlman (St. Joseph, MO), c.1901, p. 40
Andrew J. Lloyd Catalog (Chicago, IL), 1902, p. 191
Poco Cameras, Rochester Camera & Supply Co. (Rochester, NY), 1902, p.38
The Poco Camera, Rochester Camera & Supply Co. (Rochester, NY), 1903, p.23
Catalogue Photographic, Chicago Photo Materials Co. (Chicago, IL) Catalog, 1903, p. 24

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