What the heck is this???

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by jmccl@yahoo.com, Sep 15, 2013.

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    jmccl@yahoo.com Member

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    I saw this in a museum in St Quentin, France.

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    I'm gonna go out on a limb and guess it's a camera.
     
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    It looks to be a process camera. Try Googling process camera for pictures and more info.
     
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    The lens, focal length 21", maximum aperture f/10, was made by Ross. The diaphragm control is typical of process lenses mounted on process cameras, and that's what it all looks like.
     
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    A process camera. Aren't you glad you asked? Now you need to ask what a process camera is.
     
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    thanks to all

    Glad to know it wasn't a field camera. Can you imagine??????? Wiki gave me enough details after you all identified this as a "process camera" Thanks again. It is a good thing to learn something new.