magazine camera

Cameras also known as hand camera, detective camera or falling plate camera, where multiple glass plates are loaded in a row. As they are exposed they fall onto a stack in the camera base and a new plate comes into position to be exposed.

Klito nº3A | Houghton Ltd.

Known as detective cameras, falling plate cameras, magazine cameras or, for the novelty of its day, simply as hand cameras, the Klito was very important in the history of photography as a transition from a tripod and black cloth to handheld camera photography.