of clandestine photography. Although it was not a classic spy camera, it displayed a great blend of artistry and technology.
This watch was made by J. of Birmingham. It was designed by Lancaster & Son and manufactured between 1886 and 1900.
Production spanned a variety of models, starting with a version designed for men before introducing a more petite version designed for women.
These photos show the female version of the Lancaster Watch Camera, a rare and small model.