Rochester Panoramic Camera Co.
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"Optical industry in Rochester (N.Y.)"
Rochester's camera maker Rochester Panoramic Camera Company was specialized on making panorama cameras and accessories like film backs for panorama photography. Its brand name was Cirkut. Its Cirkut panorama camera was patented in 1904 by its developers Johnston, Reavill, and Brehm, and production began in 1905. Soon it was taken over by Century, which became a division of Kodak in 1907 and then was merged into Kodak's Folmer & Schwing Division, where the making of the special camera types and accessories for panorama photography was continued and improved.
|Cycle Century with Cirkut panorama film back attached|
image by Rick Oleson (Image rights)