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Camera - Sanderson, Junior, Quarter Plate, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: ST 040004

Summary:
Sanderson Junior Model Quarter Plate camera with one plate. Used by George Rayner in Antarctica 1927-1939.
Description:
A black rectangular box with handle, small brass winding mechanism on the base at back and a glass plate in place. Front glass piece is removable.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs E. Rayner, 1984
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 168 mm (Height), 150 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: cameras, antarctic exploration
Themes this item is part of: Antarctica Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Image Making Equipment
Tertiary Classification: cameras
Inscriptions: On inside of glass piece and repeated on camera body behind glass: 79718/ANX
User: Mr George Rayner, 1927-1939

Rayner was a biologist with the SS Discovery on investigations in the waters of the Falkland Islands Dependencies. Research included hydrographic surveying and whale marking.
Manufacturer: Sanderson, circa 1900

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