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Camera, No. 1A Gift Kodak

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Metal, leather
DATES ca.1930
DIMENSIONS In upright, closed position (handle at top, bellows collapsed): 8 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. (21 x 9.2 x 4.1 cm) In upright, open position (handle at top, bellows opened): 8 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 6 3/8 in. (21 x 9.2 x 16.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Plate inside rectangular panel: "No. 1A Gift Kodak / Made in USA By / Eastman Kodak Co. / Rochester, N.Y."
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
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CAPTION Ingraham Company. Camera, No. 1A Gift Kodak, ca.1930. Metal, leather, In upright, closed position (handle at top, bellows collapsed): 8 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. (21 x 9.2 x 4.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 72.18a. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE group, 72.18a-d_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 1987
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "No. 1A Gift Kodak," bellows type camera in metal case, partially covered in brown leather with rectangular portion over bellows enameled on silver with modernist designs in red, dark brown, and tan. Circular plate around lens also enameled with red, dark brown, and tan. Leather carrying strap attached to one end with metal. CONDITION: Good, a few chips in brown enamel plate covering bellows.
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