"Camera lens which reputedly belonged to Julia Margaret Cameron, c 1860. "

2 9 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


"Petzval type lens made by Jamin of Paris, thought to have belonged to pioneering 19th-century photographer Julia Margaret Cameron. The lens has a 3-inch diameter, with variable separation lens, approximately f=14 inch, approximately f/8, with rack and pinion focusing, sliding separation, screw locked, between front and rear components."

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