Anthony's Victor Camera, c.1889 - 97
Mignon Bicyclists' Camera (attributed). c.1886
Anthony Climax Multiplying Camera. 1880s - 90s (5x7 inch format)
ROC Midget Camera, 1890 - 97
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Rochester Optical Company Midget Camera (4" x 5" format) Small view cameras appeared in a variety of different forms and the Midget was advertised as one of the most compact ever made. Appearing in catalogues from 1890 to 1897, the Midget has the appearance of a very small Englsh Compact style view camera. While closely examining the camera, I feel that it's feature laden design was also a problem which made it difficult to set up and use. It might also explain why only a couple examples are known today even though it was advertised for nearly eight years.
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January 2016
E. & H.T. Anthony
April 2016
Mignon Bicyclists' Camera
August 2016
E. & H.T. Anthony Climax Multiplying Camera
May 2017
Rochester Optical Co. Midget Camera