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Manufacturer: Chicago Ferrotype Company

Title: Mandel Photo Postcard Machine Camera
Date: ca. 1913
Credit Line: Gift of Nathan R. Skipper, Jr.
Accession Number: 1987.0032.0066
Description: A large wooden street camera with a black leatherette cover. Edges covered in chromed metal. Camera name emblem on the front of the camera. Black cloth hand sleeve on the rear. Optical viewfinder along with a chromed metal carrying handle on the top of the camera. Tripod plate on the bottom.
Film:
Direct positive, multiple formats - tintypes, postcards (up to 3 x 4 1/2 in.), and buttons
Shutter:
Single instantaneous speed
Lens:
Fixed focus, fixed aperture meniscus
Place Made:United States, Illinois, Chicago