An 1A Autographic Kodak Jr. folding camera. The body is made of wood and metal and is covered with leather. The film used in this camera could be written on by opening a small door at the back. This camera comes with a leather case.
The daguerreotype was the first practical photographic method invented in 1836 where images were captured on copper plate coated with silver. However it was George Eastman and Kodak who pioneered the use of film cameras in 1888.
manufacturer: Eastman Kodak Company, Canada
maximum dimension: 170mm
subject area: Social Science, Technology, English, The Arts, Science
specific themes: Technology, Home, Photography
handling collection number: HC183
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