Let the Children Kodak

Let the Children Kodak

This amateur photograph was submitted as part of Kodak’s annual Advertising Contest around 1915. An unknown little boy in overalls is shown about to take a photograph using a pneumatic bulb shutter release in his right hand while standing and holding 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: Staining to margins of vintage 1890’s era cabinet card support as well as print; 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 Dimensions10.9 x 7.7 | 13.0 x 9.7 cm

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