quarter plate noun
- a photographic plate measuring 3 1/4 × 4 1/4 inches (8.3 × 10.8 cm)
Examples from the Web for quarter plate Historical Examples of quarter plate
He extracted the camera—a quarter-plate instrument—from its case and opened it.
R. Austin Freeman
The time taken to transmit a photograph, quarter-plate size, is about fifteen minutes.
Marcus J. Martin
The quarter-plate size will be found most suitable, and these may be successfully enlarged to 12 by 10.
Provision is then made to fit into the frame a quarter-plate printing frame, in which is placed the negative.