Jules Richard - Glyphoscope 6x13
Jules Richard (1848 - 1930) was a great French engineer and an
exceptional micro mechanic expert.
He is responsible for the development
of many measurement systems of high precision like the Dynamometers,
Speedometers, Thermometers, Barometers which bear his name.
By the end of the 19th century, he started the production of cameras (Verascopes,
Homeos, etc). Among those, the Jules Richard Glyphoscope became a great
||The Glyphoscope is a stereoscopic camera using
It has been marketed from 1904 until the beginning of the 30s' without
no significant design changes.
camera can be transformed into a stereo
viewer by removing the shutter panel.
The model I have is a Glyphoscope 6x13, which is
It is in very good shape, made of wood
covered with black paper. Red velvet provides light tight seals for the
plate insertion slot. The camera front is
brushed, blue brass. It appears to have been made with great care and
Its characteristics are :
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