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Kodak Brownie Junior Six-16 box camera
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Details

Object ID 001338

Object Name Kodak Brownie Junior Six-16 box camera

Object Desc Eastman Kodak Brownie Junior box camera. Camera body is a black leatherette. Metal front with lens and art deco design. Camera parts separate to load film.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001858

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Photography

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 7, Shelf 12

Object Date

Start Year Range 1934

End Year Range 1942

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Eastman Kodak Company,photography,box cameras,cameras,Kodak Brownie,


Title Kodak Brownie Junior Six-16 box camera

Description Box camera. Black levant-grain leather with handle at top attached with two metal pins. and to the right of the handle is a viewfinder. Front is metal with two-toned art deco design. Lens at front center with "Six-16" at top and "Brownie Junior" at bottom. At top left and right corners on front are round, glass viewfinder lenses. at lower left edge of front is shutter lever. On the left side of the camer is the film advance on the lower edge and a viewfinder. On back is a small circular, red-tinted window. The interior part of camera has metal edges left and right, but paper interior painted black. On left side of camera is a sticker with information of film and the manufacturer information. At top edge the metal is slanted with a round metal bar at center and at back to place film. Silver metal tab to front. On back side, hollow with glass lens at back. Bottom side has removable plastic bar underneath that is for the finished film roll.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 5.5

Length 5.5

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Eastman Kodak Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1858

Description

Conditions

Date JAN 28,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes The viewfinders at top side and at left side are bent upwards. The viewfinder at left has a horizontal crack in glass. Both viewfinders are loose from metal casing. Glass on viewfinders is dirty. The metal front is rusted and scratched. Missing a screw at lower right corner. On the lens is discolorating in the black ring around the glass. On top side of camera the metal pins in the handle are rusted. At top edge of top side of camera the edge is dented and the corners are worn. On bottom of camera, leather is worn. The interior of the box is worn with white discoloration. Inside where the film is placed, the silver metal tabs have some signs of rust. Paper is worn and has white discoloration. Metal sides have light scratches.


Events

Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 9 from Candy exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 4 from Room 1, Shelf 9 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 4 from Room 1, Shelf 4 - automatic entry by admin


Date JUN 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 12 from Room 7, Shelf 4 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes

Date JAN 28,2014

Notes The Kodak Brownie Junior Six-16 was manufactured by the Eastman Kodak Company from February 1934 to October 1942. http://www.brownie-camera.com/61.shtml http://www.flickr.com/photos/52013582@N07/9470321653/