Camera

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; PAPER; METAL\ALLOY-COPPER; ANIMAL-LEATHER;
Description
A black camera with a lid that opens up. It has a lens attached to an accordion paper. This is attached to a metal piece that enables it to slide up and down the inside of the lid.
Manufacturer
Kodak/Brownie, Rochester
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
UNITED STATES
Description
A black camera with a lid that opens up. It has a lens attached to an accordion paper. This is attached to a metal piece that enables it to slide up and down the inside of the lid.
History Of Use
Kodak Brownie. E.Hann 1929. The first Brownie camera was marketed in 1900. It was priced at $1 and used film which sold for 15 cents a roll. For the first time, the hobby of photography was within the financial reach of almost everyone. The N0. 3A Autographic Kodak Special made in Rochester, U.S.A., was the first camera to have a coupled rangefinder, 1916.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; PAPER; METAL\ALLOY-COPPER; ANIMAL-LEATHER;
Height
11
Width
4.5
Length
19.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.42.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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