View of a pier

Made:
c. 1900 in Harwich
maker:
Unknown

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View of pier, about 1900 A snapshot photograph of the pier at Harwich, Essex, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1890
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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A photograph of the pier at Harwich in Essex taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1890. At the front of the pier are the baths, advertising 'hot and cold seawater'. Admission onto the pier is one penny. Work began on the pier in 1852 and it was opened in July 1853.

A photograph of the pier at Harwich in Essex taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1890.

At the front of the pier are the baths, advertising 'hot and cold seawater'. Admission onto the pier is one penny. Work began on the pier in 1852 and it was opened in July 1853.

The photograph was taken with the Kodak camera - a simple, leather-covered wooden box designed for amateur use, which produced circular snapshots two and a half inches in diameter. The camera was sold pre-loaded with film, when the whole film had been exposed the camera was sent back to Kodak who developed it, returning the prints and the reloaded camera.A photograph of the pier at Harwich in Essex taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1890.

At the front of the pier are the baths, advertising 'hot and cold seawater'. Admission onto the pier is one penny. Work began on the pier in 1852 and it was opened in July 1853.

The photograph was taken with the Kodak camera - a simple, leather-covered wooden box designed for amateur use, which produced circular snapshots two and a half inches in diameter. The camera was sold pre-loaded with film, when the whole film had been exposed the camera was sent back to Kodak who developed it, returning the prints and the reloaded camera.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6003/4
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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