Definition of Quarter plate

1. Noun. A photographic plate measuring 3.25 inches by 4.25 inches.

Generic synonyms: Photographic Plate, Plate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarter Plate

quarter crack
quarter day
quarter evil
quarter final
quarter horse
quarter horses
quarter light
quarter mile
quarter moon
quarter nettings
quarter note
quarter notes
quarter of
quarter of an hour
quarter past
quarter plate (current term)
quarter rest
quarter rests
quarter round
quarter saw
quarter sawed
quarter sawing
quarter saws
quarter section
quarter sessions
quarter stock
quarter to
quarter tone
quarter waiter
quarter waiters

Literary usage of Quarter plate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Photographic Times (1908)
"The quarter-plate man will descant on the lightness of his camera and kit ... Enlarging is ever growing more popular, and the quarter-plate man is as well ..."

2. Wilson's Quarter Century in Photography: A Collection of Hints on Practical by Edward Livingston Wilson (1887)
"In the middle of the door is an opening of one-quarter the size of a one-quarter plate. The plate-block C is of the size of a one-quarter plate, ..."

3. The Photographic Journal of America: The Oldest Photography Magazine in America (1917)
"Four oblong lantern slide negatives or two useful postcard sizes can be got out of a half-plate, and even the quarter-plate can be made to yield four locket ..."

4. The American Annual of Photography (1912)
"A COMPREHENSIVE MINIATURE CAMERA By CHESTER B. DURYEA *N an article by me on "The Size of the Camera," appearing in the ANNUAL of 1908, quarter- plate ..."

5. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1910)
"To go back to our quarter-plate lens, we may measure the diameter of the disk of light ... A 5 x 4 plate will go inside the circle, as will a quarter-plate, ..."

6. The Complete Photographer by Roger Child Bayley (1906)
"For a hand- camera, quarter plate has very many advantages over every other size. ... A quarter plate, if taken with a good lens, should be capable of ..."

7. The Photographic Journal of America: The Oldest Photography Magazine in America (1916)
"As all the prints were quarter-plate size, or very little less, and as the reproductions were not to be larger than half-plate to whole-plate, I considered ..."

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