Franceville « 1 bis perfected » camera set
This "Le Franceville" is the 1 bis "perfected" model, in lacquered papier maché. The camera takes small frames which contain 4 x 4 cm glass plates. A brass and felt safety cover is placed on the slot and frame to ensure hermeticity. The lens is a simple meniscus type lens. The shutter is a small guillotine type shutter. The camera is accompanied by two additional frames for glass plates and a compact canvas storage bag.