Hurter & Driffield’s Actinograph Exposure Calculator Light Meter Instructions Box Antique

Hurter & Driffield’s Actinograph Exposure Calculator Light Meter Instructions Box Antique

£495

Dimensions

4,3/8 inches or 112 mm

Circa

1895

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Description

Offered for sale;
Hurter & Driffield Actinograph Patent No. 5545, 1888.
With 16 page instruction booklet.
Camera exposure calculator, circa 1889
Later marketed by Marion & Co London from 1892

The mahogany box cased calculator consists of a revolving drum with a printed graph of the light levels for different times of the day against times of the year.
One fixed and two movable scales for plate speed, light conditions and aperture, the result shows the exposure time.

In very good condition and good working order.
With worn but sound card outer box.
For more info see link below;

http://www.earlyphotography.co.uk/site/entry_E133.html

Guaranteed old and original.

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GB Cog Scientific

As a fine art sculpture graduate I have applied my appreciation and understanding of form and function to my lifelong professional career in the antiques trade. Over forty years dealing in what I considered worthy, within the fields of decorative arts and sciences, I have always purchased over a wide spectrum and look forward to offering an exciting variety of stimulating pieces.

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