The name brownie was chosen primarily because of the popularity of a childrens book of cartoons of the same name and partly because the camera was initially manufactured for eastman by frank brownell of rochester new york.
Green salad indian. Eastman anniversary camera eastman anniversary camera to celebrate the 50th anniversary of kodak these special cameras where made to be distributed free thru kodak dealers in north america to children who were 12 years old in 1930. 2a brownie camera model c wcase film ad 3900 1200 shipping or best offer vintage eastman kodak camera tb 25 50 100 3500 1520 shipping or best offer conley model 3 vintage box camera. 9500 2720 shipping. The kodak trademark was registered on september 4 1888 and the eastman kodak company was founded in 1892.
Vintage eastman kodak no. Its all about eastman kodak brownie camera. 2500 1079 shipping antique box camera eastman kodak brownie no 2 for film 120 made usa rochester ny 2499 1110 shipping or best offer antique kodak 2995. Shortly thereafter in 1897 kodak acquired american camera manufacturing company of northboro previously founded by thomas h.
Brownell the brownie camera was little more than a simple black rectangular cardboard box covered in imitation leather with nickeled fittings. The brownie was a long running popular series of simple and inexpensive cameras made by eastman kodakintroduced in 1900 it introduced the snapshot to the masses. It was a basic cardboard box camera with a simple meniscus lens that took 2 14 inch square pictures on 117 roll film. Created and maintained by chuck baker.
Antique eastman kodak brownie camera no 2 a model b us patents 1916 2250 was. To take a snapshot all one had to do was pop in a cartridge of film close the door hold the camera at waist height aim it by looking through the viewfinder at the top and turn a switch. The release was supported by a major advertising campaign. The brownie camera page offers history galleries tutorials and helps you find out what camera you just found in the attic.
This great camera was. Designed by eastman kodaks camera designer frank a. Manuals instruction booklets pamphlets manuals instruction. 3 folding brownie camera model b 7999 855 shipping kodak 127 brownie fiesta r4 in box flash cubes.