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In 1889 or 1890, Mortimer Evans improved the camera originally created with William Friese-Greene as the ‘Photoramic Camera’. The smaller version closely follows the layout of the 1889 patent.This compact arrangement would most likely have had the same limitations as the earlier version, in terms of the number of images per second that it was possible to expose – perhaps three or four. It may be that the surviving sequence of 50 frames of the busy King’s Road Chelsea were taken with the original of this design.

Evans went on to suggest further changes to the design.