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  Bo-Peep by Manhattan Optical Co.

The Bo-Peep camera was manufactured by the Manhattan Optical Co. in circa 1894. Advertised as the smallest practical model made capable of tqking 4 x 5 photos. Earlier versions have an anastigmatic lens and shutter encased in the wood front, later models have an external lens. Constructed of mahogany with leather covering and a leather bellows. price in 1897 was $15.

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