Tag Archives: Kodak No. 2

A Century of Photography: 1890

Baumgartner’s Art Studio, (Minna Baumgartner), [Unidentified Man], 1889-90 (1121.1990) James Walker, Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s House, 1890 (482.2000) James Walker, Stratford-upon-Avon. Memorial theatre built by American gold, 1890 (483.2000) James Walker, Stratford-upon-Avon. The Church where Shakespeare is entombed, 1890 (484.2000) James Walker, … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cause of failures… (You Press the Button, We Do the Rest)

W.R. McKeen Jr., Kodak No. 2 negatives, ca. 1891 These envelopes, dated November 4, 1891, contained 87 “good” negatives and 12 “failures.” The negatives were from a No. 2 Kodak camera. After 100 exposures were made, the camera was sent … Continue reading

| Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments