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Object ID 003427

Object Name No. 2 Brownie camera

Object Desc Brown vinyl or leather Kodak box camera with handle.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003063

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Photography


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Camera exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Brownie,camera,Eastman Kodak,photography,

Title No. 2 Brownie camera

Description Brown vinyl or leather covered box camera, handle on top: No. 2 Brownie; site finder on top, side has crank for film advance and shutter switch, back includes manufacturing info and notice to use film no. 120, inside identifies it as Model E and includes patent info


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.5

Length 5.5

Width 3.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Eastman Kodak, Rochester NY

Maker Details From the company's founding by George Eastman in 1888, Kodak followed the razor and blades strategy of selling inexpensive cameras and making large margins from consumables, film, chemicals and paper. As late as 1976, Kodak commanded 90% of film sales and 85% of camera sales in the U.S.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3063



Date JUN 10,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes Very little wear, looks to be in working condition


Date JUN 11,2015

Summary Status change

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

Date JUN 11,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Camera exhibit from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin