|photography related industry in Rochester (New York)|
|American Camera | Bausch & Lomb | Blair | Century | Crown Optical Co. | Elgeet | Folmer & Schwing | Gassner and Marx | Graflex | Gundlach | Ilex | JML | Kodak | Milburn | Monroe | PMC | Ray | Reichenbach, Morey and Will | Rochester Camera and Supply Co. | Rochester Optical Co. | Seneca | Sunart | Walker | Wollensak|
|and in Rochester (Minnesota)|
| graflex.org - Rudolf Kingslake's|
"Optical industry in Rochester (N.Y.)"
| Century Model 46|
image by Bill Strong (Image rights)
| Century Camera|
image by OZBOX (Image rights)
|image by Missouri History Museum (Image rights)|
Century Camera Co. was founded in 1900 by three former employees of Rochester Optical Co..
The company achieved a high quality of its plate cameras, so that it had a 25% market share in 1902.
In 1905, the company was purchased by the Rochester Panoramic Camera Co. .
In 1908 the company became Kodak's Century Camera Division which continued the brand Century until 1920.
|images by Mark Birkle (Image rights)|