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Manufacturer: American Optical Co.

Title: American Optical 76 Camera
Date: ca 1876
Credit Line: Gift of Larry S. Pierce and Sharon E. Moore
Accession Number: 2018.0001.0312.a-c
Description: Original wet-plate type mahogany tailboard camera with a cherrywood bottom, Black leather bellows andcamera body has brass hardward. Chrome name plate attached to the front of the camera. Name plate has American Opical Company and Scoville Mfg.Co. props. listed.
Film:
Plate: 5 x 8 in.
Shutter:
4 stop wheel
Lens:
J. A. Anderson
Place Made:United States, Connecticut, New Haven