Joseph Puchberger a chemist from the city of Retz, Austria, patented on a swing lens panoramic camera with a hand crank, entitled Ellipsen Daguerreotype. It used curved Daguerreotype plates 19 to 24 inches long. The camera had an 8-inch focal length lens and produced a view image of around 150 degrees. His associate, Wenzel Prokesch also was named on the patent at the end of the description with the notation optics and mechanics.
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