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Early cameras

This series consists of original and duplicate early cameras from the beginning of the history of photography. Based on the basic design of the camera obscura and produced between about 1820 and 1870, these simple devices were usually solid or sli...

Dry plate cameras

This series contains cameras designed for use with commercially manufactured dry plate negatives. Produced between about 1880 and 1900, these cameras began to be marketed to amateur photographers due to the relative ease of using dry plates. Expos...

Field cameras

This series contains view cameras whose lighter and more compact design, as compared to larger, studio style cameras, allowed for them to be easily transported for use in outdoor settings and for travelling. Alterations like collapsible bellows (f...

Box and snapshot roll film cameras

Series contains simple, snapshot cameras designed for mass public consumption, taking advantage of the new flexible roll film that was developed in 1883. The box camera was a logical follow up from the original simple camera obscuras, often having...

Detective cameras

Items in this series are photographic devices designed to be inconspicuous, intended for photographers to make candid exposures without the subject being aware. The first detective cameras appeared with the production of commercially available dry...

Scovill & Adams Company

Panoramic cameras

Series contains cameras designed to take wide-angle photographs (images that are least twice as wide as they are tall). Cameras of this nature began to be produced soon after photography was invented, as photographers have always wanted to capture...

Miniature and sub-miniature cameras

This series contains cameras designed to take photographs on flexible film sized smaller than 135 format film (24mm x 36mm). The size of the camera also tended to be very small, and often simply designed. While several companies manufactured high ...

Professional and press cameras

Series contains cameras designed to fulfill specific, professional functions such as surveying, aerial photography, studio portraits and press work. These cameras are often the best items in the manufacturers line, offering more features and a stu...

Stereoscopic and multi lens cameras

Series contains cameras that have with more than one lens, to create multiple images on the same light sensitive film or plate. These cameras were designed for several purposes, the most popular being the stereoscopic, or three-dimensional, image....

Single lens reflex cameras

Series contains single lens reflex, or simply reflex, cameras. This deign used a mirror at a 45 degree angle to allow the photographer to look through the lens when composing the photograph, therefore seeing exactly what will appear on the film. B...

Twin lens reflex cameras

Series contains cameras designed with two identical lenses, mounted one above the other, for composition and the other for exposure. The twin-lens design allows the photographer a continuous view of the subject while photographing, as the 45 degre...

35mm cameras

Series contains cameras designed for use with standard 35mm (135 format) film. This became the most popular film and camera format, both among professionals and amateurs. Sturdy and multi-functional, with interchangeable lenses, these cameras foun...

In-camera processing (instant) cameras

Series consists of cameras that combine exposure and development in one step to create photographs instantaneously. While Polaroid is by far the most well known of these cameras, the first patent for instant photography was for the Dubroni, a Fren...

Point and shoot cameras

Series contains mainly inexpensive, fully automatic 35 mm cameras marketed strictly for amateur use. These cameras are the high tech descendants of the box camera and most models have no manual control over focus, aperture, shutter speed, film win...

One-time use cameras

Series contains cameras designed to be disposable. Usually simple, point and shoot cameras made of plastic cases with cardboard housings, these cameras were sold pre-loaded with film and returned to the photofinisher in tact for development. The p...

Digital and pre-digital cameras

Series contains cameras that are designed to capture images using sensors and digital storage media instead of film, as well as pre-digital cameras that combined digital technology with film. The digital camera replaced the traditional film camera...

Toy and promotional cameras

Series contains cameras designed for children or created and distributed as marketing materials for different corporations. These cameras became most popular after the advent of film cartridges, as this greatly simplified the handling and lowered ...

Motion-picture viewers

Series contains cameras that use film to capture moving images for display. While still image cameras expose one image at a time on photographic film, motion picture cameras take a series of images (or frames) on long strips of film that are then ...

Video cameras

Series contains hand-held, shoulder-mounted, or structurally-attached cameras that use electronic components to record moving images and sound. Most items in this series are for home use. For cameras that record moving images using digital compone...

Weisblatt, Betty

Photographers Speak series

Series contains audio recordings of talks given by photographers as part of a series entitled "Photographers Speak", which took place in Rochester NY in 1982. Speakers included: Anthony Barboza, Lillian Bassman, Scott Hyde, Nathan Lyons,...

Face Productions

Kodak chair lecture series 1988-1989

Series contains audio recordings of public lectures given by photographers, filmmakers, theorists, and critics as part of the Kodak chair lecture series, presented at Ryerson University. Two of the lectures (Tom Sherman, October 21st and Steven Ma...

Kodak Canada Inc.

Exhibition prior to 2000

Series contains pamphlets, press releases, invitations and publications for photographic exhibitions at museums, galleries, festivals and universities in the United States and some abroad, between 1985 and 1999. Venues include: 621 Gallery, Tallah...

Nordström, Alison

Artist catalogues takeaways

Series contains pamphlets, cards, catalogues and booklest produced by photographers as handouts between 2000 and 2005. Artists include: Lili Almog Matthre Barlow Mette Bersang Beth Block Joergen Brandt Brittain Bright Andrew Buurman Catherine Came...

Nordström, Alison

Exhibitions, 2000

Series contains invitatinos, pamphlets, press releases and publications for photographic exhibitions in museums, galleries, festivals and universities in the United States and some abroad, during 2000. Venues include: 621 Gallery, Tallahassee Akro...

Nordström, Alison

Exhibitions, 2001

Series contains invitations, pamphlets, press releases and publications for photographic exhibitions in museums, galleries, festivals and universities in the United States, and some abroad, during 2001. Venues include: Akron Art Museum Apexart, Ne...

Nordström, Alison

Exhibitions, 2002

Series contains pamphlets, press releases, invitations, and publications for photographic exhibitions in museums, galleries, festivals and universities in the United States and some abroad, during 2002. Venues include: Brooklyn Museum of Art Civic...

Nordström, Alison

Exhibitions, 2003

Series contains pamphlets, press releases, invitations, and publications for photographic exhibitions in museums, galleries, festivals and universities in the United States and some abroad, during 2003. Venues include: Alliance Francaise, Houston ...

Nordström, Alison

Exhibitions, 2004

Series contains pamphlets, press releases, invitations, and publications for photographic exhibitions in museums, galleries, festivals, publishers and universities in the United States and some abroad, during 2004. Venues include: 5004 Feagan Stud...

Nordström, Alison

Exhibitions, 2006

Series contains pamphlets, press releases, invitations, and publications for photographic exhibitions in museums, galleries, festivals, publishers and universities in the United States and some abroad, during 2006. Venues include: Affordable Art F...

Nordström, Alison

Exhibitions, 2007

Series contains pamphlets, press releases, invitations, and publications for photographic exhibitions produced by international museums, galleries, festivals, publishers and universities during 2007. See sub-series records for lists of venues.

Nordström, Alison

Exhibitions, 2008

Series contains pamphlets, press releases, invitations, and publications for photographic exhibitions in international museums, galleries, festivals, publishers and universities during 2008. See sub-series records for lists of venues.

Nordström, Alison

Exhibitions, 2009

Series contains pamphlets, press releases, invitations, and publications for photographic exhibitions in international museums, galleries, festivals, publishers and universities during 2009. See sub-series records for lists of venues.

Nordström, Alison

Exhibitions, 2010

Series contains pamphlets, press releases, invitations, and publications for photographic exhibitions in international museums, galleries, festivals, publishers and universities during 2010. See sub-series records for lists of venues.

Nordström, Alison

Exhibitions, 2011

Series contains pamphlets, press releases, invitations, and publications for photographic exhibitions in international museums, galleries, festivals, publishers and universities during 2011. See sub-series records for lists of venues.

Nordström, Alison

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

Series contains images to accompany Gardner's Art Through the Ages, 12th edition. Topics include sculpture, architecture, painting, and photgoraphy from ancient to modern. Slides are housed in 2 binders, with index included.

Saskia Cultural Documentation

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

Series contains images to accompany Gardner's Art Through the Ages, 10th edition. Topics include sculpture, architecture, painting, and photgoraphy from ancient to modern. Slides are housed in 1 binder, with index included.

The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited