VIVE No 1,  VIVE Camera Company  (Chicago),   USA   c1897
A wood (covered with leather) box camera  with a built-in dark sleeve for changing the plates inside the camera. (not an easy task being "blind and one-handed".  (see the right photo). The camera can hold 12 thin metal plates. Plate size: 4 1/4 X 4 1/4".
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