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The Empress is a field camera made by Houghtons Ltd. from 1912-1923. It was made in sizes from quarter-plate to full-plate. It has a Thornton-Pickard roller blind shutter behind the lens.
- ↑ McKeown, James M. and Joan C. McKeown's Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras, 12th Edition, 2005-2006. USA, Centennial Photo Service, 2004. ISBN 0-931838-40-1 (hardcover). ISBN 0-931838-41-X (softcover). p395.
- 4¾x6½-inch (half plate) Empress with 9-inch f/8 Beck Symmetrical lens and T-P shutter with speeds 1/15 - 1/90 second, at Early Photography.