Let the Children Kodak

Let the Children Kodak

Submitted as part of Kodak’s annual Advertising Contest around 1915, this amateur photograph shows an unknown little boy in overalls about to take a photograph using a pneumatic bulb shutter release in his right hand while posing behind a No. 1A Kodak Jr. (Autographic) camera. The camera was produced and sold by the Eastman Kodak Company of Rochester, New York from 1914-27.

print notes: Titled in (faded) black ink to upper border of photograph: “Let the children Kodak“; staining to vintage 1890’s era cabinet card support; written in blue editor’s pencil to support verso: 845-4.  (this indicates entrant # 845 and category # 4 for this photograph in the Kodak Advertising Contest) Provenance: acquired by this archive in 2016 from seller based in Wheat Ridge, CO

Let the Children Kodak

Image Dimensions11.3 x 7.7 | 13.2 x 8.7 cm

Support Dimensions16.4 x 13.9 cm vintage 1890's era cabinet card