Street scene

Made:
c. 1894
maker:
Unknown

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Streetscene, about 1894 A Kodak circular snapshot photograph of a streetscene, possibly somewhere in the Mediterranean
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

A Kodak circular snapshot photograph of a street scene, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1894. It is likely that the photograph was taken somewhere in the Mediterranean. Two men in bowler hats talk to a man in a fez as a dog in the foreground looks on.

A Kodak circular snapshot photograph of a street scene, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1894.

It is likely that the photograph was taken somewhere in the Mediterranean. Two men in bowler hats talk to a man in a fez as a dog in the foreground looks on.

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:
1990-5036/6003/8
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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