E. & H. T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY)

Platyscope Lens Variation 1 (Waterhouse stops), c.1880-c.1889


 


Illustrated Catalogue of Amateur Photographic Equipments & Materials, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY),  August 1887, p. 27

Platyscope C, for 8x10" format

 


Notes: 

The Anthony Platyscope Lens appears to be a rapid rectilinear type, i.e., two achromats, front and rear.  Anthony Platyscope Variation 1 has Waterhouse stops, Anthony Platyscope Variation 2 has a lever operated iris diaphragm, and Anthony Platyscope Variation 3 has a ring operated iris diaphragm.

References:
Illustrated Catalogue of Amateur Photographic Equipments & Materials, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY),  May 1885, pp. 18-19
Illustrated Catalogue of Amateur Photographic Equipments & Materials, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY),  September 1885, pp. 18-19
Catalogue No. 7, T.F. Indermill, (St. Joseph, MO), 1 Oct 1885, p. 92
Illustrated Catalogue of Amateur Equipments and Materials, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), September 1886, p. 26-27
Illustrated Catalogue of Amateur Photographic Equipments & Materials, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY),  August 1887, pp. 26-27
Illustrated Catalogue of Amateur Photographic Equipments & Materials, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY),  January 1889, pp. 26-27
 

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