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Manufacturer: Eastman Kodak Company / Graflex Folmer-Schwing Division

Title: Graflex Stereoscopic Graphic Camera
Date: 1902-1921 [Production dates: 1917-1921]
Credit Line: Bingham Collection
Accession Number: 1973.0001.9165
Description: The Graflex Folmer-Schwing Graphic Camera, which was manufactured under Eastman Kodak’s supervision, is a large-format camera made to take plates, rather than the more convenient roll film. Its two lenses and dual chamber make two separate, but virtually identical, exposures at the same time. The camera produced 5 x 7” plates, comparable to the negatives produced by the major stereoscopic companies such as Keystone View Company or Underwood & Underwood.
Film:
5x7 glass plate
Shutter:
“Compound” focal plane shutter 1-250
Lens:
Carl Zeiss Jena "Protarlinse": f/2.85mm
Place Made:United States