Kodak Baby Brownie camera

Made:
1934-1941 in Rochester
maker:
Kodak

Baby Brownie camera, 1934-1941. Plastic body box camera for 127 rollfilm 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 inches. Fitted with a simple lens of fixed aperture. Rotary shutter and folding frame finder. Eastman Kodak. The Baby Brownie camera was a compact box camera for 127, Vest Pocket sized rollfilm, taking 1 5/8" by 2 1/2" photographs. Designed by Walter Dorwin Teague, it was made from black plastic - the first kodak box camera to be made in this way. It sold for just five shillings - the price of the original Brownie in 1900.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/3070
Materials:
glass, plastic (unidentified), white metal (unknown)
type:
box camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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