Let the Children Kodak

Photographer Unknown

CountryUnited States

MediumGelatin Silver

EphemeraAdvertising Matter


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Advertising, Children, Genre: Children, Photography, Portrait: Children, Supports


Image Dimensions: 10.9 x 7.7 | 13.0 x 9.7 cm
Support Dimensions: 16.4 x 13.9 cm vintage 1890's era cabinet card

Associated Blog Posts:

Let the Children Selfie

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