Kodak No. 2 Box Brownie Model E Camera

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Kodak No. 2 Box Brownie Model E Camera

Kodak no 2. Box Brownie.

It was the world's most popular camera and succeeded in making photography an activity for all. Millions of them were made, indeed, by 1921, already over 2,100,000 had been made. The millions of photographs produced on such cameras has changed the way we see ourselves and the world.

It also popularised the 120 roll film which was later to become the normal film for professional photographers.

In addition the 35 year period of production to 1935 saw momentous world changing events, many of which would be recorded on this humble camera. While many still treasure the Box Brownie, or their memories of it, there remain a number of good working models which are still being used to make pictures now, over 100 years after they were first produced.

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  • 1. At 08:18 on 10 October 2010, rwb21 wrote:

    I am still making pictures with this 91 year old camera; it feels good to make picture with a camera which is often older than the subject of the photograph.

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