Blair Combination View, 1882 (preview)
Anthony Ascot Cycle No1, 1899-1900 (preview)
ROC Premo Supreme: 1902 brass hardware version (preview)
Blair No.3 Focusing Weno Hawk-eye (preview)
Gibbs 1/2-plate View. 1888 (preview - click to see other listing)
Rob's Most Wanted List
I am always on the hunt for interesting early wood cameras. Also see Recent Acquisitions at the bottom of this page.
American Optical Company:

E. & H.T. Anthony:

Blair Tourograph Company:

Rochester Optical Company:

Other fine wood cameras:

Ephemera & Images:


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Henry Clay Jr

Centennial Camera

Knock-Down Camera

The American • the Midget Pocket Camera's detective case and tripod

American Boston Box dag, Roberts wet plate, solar, ambrotype and callotype (etc.)

Early catalogues • advertising-promotion cards • uncut multi-image tintypes • Pearsall


• Blair Tourgraph & Dry Plate Co. Combination View with Plate-Extension back (4x5 to 5x8)
• Anthony Ascot No.1 (4x5)
• Blair No.3 Focusing Weno Hawk-eye (with worn leather case)
• ROC Premo Supreme (rare 1902 brass-hardware version)
• Gibbs 1/2-plate format view camera with tan leather bellows (only three cameras known)
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