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The following vintage cameras and photographs were stolen from a house in north-east London on 9 April. If you are offered them or have sight of them please contact: CONTACT:CMS@MET.POLICE.UK
1.Detective camera disguised as a pair of binoculars c.1890.
2.Another detective camera disguised as a pair of binoculars c.1900.
3.A Ticka detective camera disguised as a pocket watch, hands at seven minutes past eleven.
4.Dr.Kreugner detective camera disguised as a book c.1890.
5.An unusual very flat seven inch diameter circular camera,the Stirn, made of copper c.1890.
6.Five mahogony/brass and bellows cameras by Watson,Sanderson etc.c.1900.
7.A group of brass encased lenses some engraved Ross,Goddard,Grubb, Harrison and Schnitzer.1850's to 1870's.
8.Two small circular Scioptic balls incorporating two lenses set into rich brown lignum wood .c.1720.
9.Various small cased portraits (less than six by four inches) of men,beautifull women and a labourer.One stamped in gilt Claudet,Regent St.,London.
10.A group of colour photographs on glass,portraits,scenes,flowers and still life scenes.Some stamped A and L.Lumiere.
11.A group of small positives on glass of people and rural scenes in Ireland c.1890 in a green solander box.
12.Sepia photographs of Ireland c.1890
13,A large framed black and white portrait of James Joyce,three feet by two feet,black frame four inches wide signed by Bernice Abbott for the Tibet Fund.
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