Brownell the brownie camera was little more than a simple black rectangular cardboard box covered in imitation leather with nickeled fittings.
Austin reed united states. Here are easman kodak manuals instruction booklets and pamphlets for download from the brownie camera page dedicated to past present and future brownie photographers everywhere. Created and maintained by chuck baker. 2817 2997 previous price 2997 1550 shipping eastman kodak brownie. Manuals instruction booklets pamphlets manuals instruction.
The release was supported by a major advertising campaign. Vintage eastman kodak no. 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. 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.
9500 2720 shipping. Shortly thereafter in 1897 kodak acquired american camera manufacturing company of northboro previously founded by thomas h. 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. It was a basic cardboard box camera with a simple meniscus lens that took 2 14 inch square pictures on 117 roll film.
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The kodak trademark was registered on september 4 1888 and the eastman kodak company was founded in 1892. Its all about eastman kodak brownie camera. This great camera was. Designed by eastman kodaks camera designer frank a.