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Maker(s):Folmer & Schwing Manufacturing Company; Eastman Kodak Company
Culture:American
Title:R.B. Cycle Graphic
Date Made:ca. 1900
Materials:wood; metal; glass; leather
Place Made:United States
Measurements:overall: 8 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 21.6 cm x 17.1 cm x 27.3 cm
Accession Number:  HC 2016.1.014
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert W. Lisle, MD, 2004
Museum Collection:  Hampshire College Art Gallery

Description:
Designed to collapse down to the smallest possible package, this camera was popular among cyclists. The R.B. is the title stands for "reversible back' meaning that the camera could be repositioned for verticle or horizantal images. This camera was built in 3 sizes; 4x5", 5x7", and 8x10".

Tags:
cameras

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