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Manufacturer: American Optical Co.

Title: American Optical 76 Camera
Date: ca 1882
Credit Line: Gift of Larry S. Pierce and Sharon E. Moore
Accession Number: 2018.0001.0228
Description: A tailboard-style folding camera with a mahogany body and cherrywood base. Black leather bellows. Brass metal camera fittings and a brass lens collar. Removable brass viewfinder. Brass name plate references American Optical and Scovill Mfg. Co.
Film:
Plate: 5 x 8 in
Shutter:
Waterhouse; one stop
Lens:
Daillymeyer Rapid Rectilinear; 6x5
Place Made:United States, New York, New York