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||On nornal Agfa/Ansco 10"x8" Commercial
View cameras the Agfa (or Ansco) logo is at the end of the front focus
rail, on this model the key hole for the additional lens rail is there
||This particular camera originally belonged to a Mr.
Charles Brown of Yarmouth, Maine. "He purchased the camera new
in New York City, where he worked with Clarence White and taught photography
with him at his school. believe this was in the 40’s and 50’s
but I don’t know for sure." the words of the second owner
a Professor of Photography who bought the camera off hin in 1997.
(Clarence White died in 1925, my guess - Charles Brown worked at the
school). Mr Brown had the Dagor lens coated by C P Goerz, at their
factory after WW11
History of Antony & Scovill (Ansco). Tthe Agfa name was not
dropped until after America entered WW11 in December 1941, the company
continued as Ansco later beong taken over by GAF.
Agfa Ansco 1941 Professional
||Images made with the camera and its original dagor lens.
The Goerz Dagor Lens