Caron talking about the camera, part 1

Jean-Bernard Caron, Curator of invertebrate Palaeontology at the Royal Ontario Museum, discusses Walcott’s use of the Kodak Cirkut Camera to take panoramic views of the landscapes in the Rockies:

"Walcott used photography to study the rocks and the rock formations in the Canadian Rockies while he was exploring. And in particular he used this type of camera, called a Kodak Cirkut camera, a panoramic camera, which is basically a camera set on a tripod and on a rotating plate, so you can actually take panoramas up to 360 degrees."


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