Summary

Box which originally housed a Baby Brownie camera, manufactured by the Canadian Kodak Company approximately between 1931-1952.

This object is part of the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.

Physical Description

Black, yellow and white cardboard box.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    Kodak Heritage Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Images & Image Making, Working Life & Trades

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005

  • Acknowledgement

    Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.

  • Manufacturer

    Canadian Kodak Company Limited, 1931-1952
    Date estimation based on when the Baby Brownie was produced by Eastman Kodak and Kodak Limited. More research required as to determine when this was done by the Canadian Kodak Company. http://camerapedia.wikia.com/wiki/Kodak_Baby_Brownie

  • Inscriptions

    Printed, on the lid: 'CKC' Printed, on the front of the box: 'BABY / BROWNIE' Printed, on both sides of the box: 'BABY BROWNIE / MAKES A PICTURE / [arrow] THIS SIZE [arrow] / ON KODAK FILMS / VERICHROME V127 / OR 127, SS127, F127' Printed, on the back of the box: 'CANADIAN KODAK CO. / TORONTO, ONTARIO LIMITED / TRADE MARKS REGISTERED'

  • Classification

    Photography, Image making equipment, Packaging

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Technology

  • Type of item

    Object

  • Overall Dimensions - Closed

    81 mm (Width), 75 mm (Depth), 70 mm (Height)

  • Keywords

    Photography, Cameras, Packaging