The Cyclone View Camera was manufactured by the Western Camera Manufacturing company in circa 1898. Advertised in the 1898 catalogue with a picture of the camera. It describes the features as having front and back focus, double swing back, double swing front, reversible back, sliding and rising front, spring actuated ground glass. Made from the finest materials. Available in two sizes, first a whole plate, 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch that only measures 8 x 11 1/2 x 5 inches and weighed 4.5 lbs. The whole plate size was priced without a lens at $22.00. IT was also made in an 8 x 10 inch size, which measured 11 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 5 inches and weighed five pounds. It was priced at $24.00.
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