Rochester Optical and Camera Co., Rochester Camera & Supply
Rochester Camera & Supply Co. Catalog, 1903, p. 22
5 x 7
5 x 7
Date Introduced: - ; Years
Manufactured: c. 1901-1903
Construction: front and rear
focus via rack and pinion (two gear tracks on top of
base rails); single swing; three-piece
lens board; reversing by removable back
Materials: mahogany body; cherry bed; black fabric bellows;
Sizes Offered: 5x7; 5x8; 6½x8½; 8x10; 11x14; 14x17
Notes: Appears to be the same as
Rochester View, Variation 2, except that the base has
lost its short front extension, and gained a similarly short extension in the rear. This camera is dropped in favor
of the Empire State, Variation 3 when the Rochester Optical Co. is re-organized
Rochester Optical & Camera Co.
(Rochester, NY) Catalog, 1901, pp.
Rochester Optical & Camera Co. (Rochester, NY), 1902, p.39
Andrew J. Lloyd Catalog, 1902, p. 191
Poco Cameras, Rochester Camera and Supply Co.
succeeded by the Rochester Optical Co. (Rochester, NY), 1903,
Catalogue Photographic, Chicago Photo Materials Co. (Chicago, IL) Catalog, 1903,
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