Rochester Optical Co.

Monitor Camera

Rochester Optical Co. Catalog, 1895, p. 6

8 x 10



Date Introduced: - ; Years Manufactured: c.1894-1901
Construction: front focus via rack and pinion (gears internal to base); double swing; three-piece lens board; reversing by removable back
Materials: mahogany body; mahogany bed; black fabric  or red leather bellows; brass hardware
Sizes Offered: 4x5; 5x7; 5x8; 6-8; 8x10; 10x12; 11x14
Notes: This is another one of R.O.C.'s extensive array of English compact style cameras.  The outfit included canvas case, holder, tripod.

References:
1895 Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus, Rochester Optical Co. (Rochester, NY), 1895, p. 6-7
1896 Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus, Rochester Optical Co. (Rochester, NY), 1896, p. 6-7
Catalogue "G" 1896 Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Montgomery Ward & Co., 1896, p. 19
Catalogue "G" 1896-1897 Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Montgomery Ward & Co. (Chicago, IL), p.15
Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus, Rochester Optical Co. (Rochester, NY), May 1897, p. 6-7

Catalogue "G" 1897 Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Montgomery Ward & Co., 1897, p. 19
American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times Almanac for 1897, The Scovill & Adams Co., 1896, ads p. xliii ("A New Compact View Camera")
Dept. 5: Photographic Lenses, Supplies, etc. 2nd ed.; Andrew J. Lloyd & Co. (Boston) catalog, 1897, p. 44
Photographic Apparatus, Rochester Optical Co. (Rochester, NY), distributed by Horgan, Robey & Co. (Boston, MA) Catalog, 1898, p. 6-7
Photographic Apparatus, Rochester Optical Co. Catalog, 1899, pp. 8-9
Illustrated Catalogue No. 18, L.M. Prince & Bros. (Cincinnati, OH), c. 1899, p. 34
Photographic Apparatus,
Rochester Optical & Camera Co. (Rochester, NY) Catalog, 1901, pp. 10-11
Photographic Encyclopedia, Andrew J. Lloyd & Co. (Boston, MA), 1901, p. 105
Kodaks, Cameras, Photographic Supplies May 1901 to May 1902, N. Watry & Co. (Chicago, IL), 1901, p. 30

 

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