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Portrait of Richard Gordineer

Item is a cream card with photograph of a well dressed black man. On verso, a long text in black letterpress followed by a purple stamp at the bottom reading "C.A. Stacey, Artist./ Over 56 Main Street,/ Medina, New York." The text is a brief biography of Richard Gordineer, a slave born to a Mohawk Dutchman and a black woman, who was freed in 1825 along with all the slaves in New York state. He was an excellent baker, and was regularly employed as a whitewasher until he lost all his savings in 1862. Gordineer died on December 11, 1884.

Portrait of man with beard

Item is a cream carte de visite with gold border and portrait of a man in suit and bowtie, with a thick beard. On verso, in black letterpress, "EREKSON & LEE,/ PHOTOGRAPHERS,/ 285 MAIN STREET,/ BRIDGEPORT, CT./ Duplicates may be had at any time." A 2 cent US stamp is stuck on the back.

Erekson & Lee

Mrs. Kingdom and daughter Mary K

Item is a beige cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "REES" and "223 FEDERAL ST.,/ YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO." Photograph shows a seated woman with wide, popularly termed "leg o' mutton" sleeves, and a young girl standing beside her in a lightly-patterned dress with wide frilled collar. On verso, in blue ink, "Mrs. Kingdom(?) &/ daughter Mary K".

Rees

Portrait of three children and doll

Item consists of a cream coloured cabinet card with black letterpress at bottom edge, "Hearn, 1104 State St., Olean, N. Y." Photograph is a full length portrait of 3 children, 2 boys and a girl. The girl on the right holds a doll in her hand with elaborate hat and lace vest. The older boy wears a plain double breasted suit and cropped trousers, and the younger wears a sailor-style fashion. They stand in front of an abstracted studio backdrop. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "16 Washington St.".

J.P. Hearn

Portrait of a woman in nature scene

Item is a grey cabinet card with white letterpress at bottom left, "26 W. 23RD St./ Eddowes Bros./ NEW YORK." Photograph is a full length portrait of a woman in a light patterned dress with puff-ball sleeves and a black lace overlay on the bodice of the dress. She wears a floral hat and holds a pair of gloves in her hands. She stands in front of a studio backdrop depicting a forest path.

Eddowes Brothers

Portrait of Henry Corbett

Item is a cream cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, with the text "Kilborn" set inside a design of artist's palette and brushes, followed by the text, "NOBLE/ STUDIO/ 1029 O STREET/ LINCOLN, NEBR." Photograph of a man in suit and striped tie. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "Henry Corbett".

Portrait of two children

Item is a white cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge. On the left, a design with a shield and the letters "L" "C" and "O" intertwined. On the right, "Owens Ground floor Studio/ S. MILL ST./ NEW CASTLE, PA." Photograph is a vignetted portrait of two children about 2 and 4 years old, with white blouses and large white ties done in bows around their necks.

Owens Ground floor Studio

Portrait of woman

Item is a cabinet card portrait of woman. Gold imprint below photograph reads, 'Elmer Chickering 21 West St. Boston'. Black text on back of card reads, 'The royal studio, Massachusetts charitable mechanic association founded 1795 inc. 1806. Awarded at the seventeenth exhibition 1890, highest award, Elmer Chickering Proprietor 21 West St. Boston, Duplicates can be had at any time', inscription in pencil on back reads, '86503'

Royal Studio

Premo film pack adapter

4x5 film pack adapter for Premo camera. Metal and wood pack adapter. Inscription on side of wood "For Premo cameras." Premo cameras were manufactured by Rochester Optical and Camera company, which was bought out by Eastman Kodak in 1903. Date based on inscription: "Manufactured by Eastman Kodak Co. successor to Rochester Optical Co. Rochester, N.Y., U.S.A. Canada 25-03 British Pat. Apr. 21-03 France Pat. Apr. 18-03 German C.R.P. June 7 - 1905 U.S.A. Pat. May 19-03." (Eastman Kodak changed the name of the Rochester Optical Company to the Rochester Optical Division in 1907). Inscription on outside of metal back, "Premo film pack adapter."

Kodak Six-20 Camera

Item is a folding camera with an enameled art-deco sides. The camera uses 620 film for 2.25" 3.25" exposures. The camera also has a fold down metal strut to support self-erecting front. The lens on the camera is a Kodak Anastigmat f6.3.

No. 2 Folding Brownie

Item is a horizontal folding camera with maroon bellow and a wooden lens standard. Photos were taken on 120 film for 2.25" x 3.25" exposure.

No. 3A Autographic Kodak special

Item consists of a No. 3A Autographic Kodak special folding camera that makes pictures sized 3.25 x 5.5" on 122 film. Comes with CRF rangefinder. This is one of the very first cameras manufactured with a coupled rangefinder. The Autographic feature allowed notes to be made on the film by scratching them into the film paper with a special stylus. A window opened in the back of the camera to expose the backing paper.

Argoflex EF

Item is a metal twin lens reflex camera for 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" exposures on 620 format roll film. Coupled front lens focusing.

Kodak Weekend 35

Item is a disposable camera, with plastic body and lens. This model was adapted with a special plastic overbody for underwater use.

Eastman Kodak Company

Bosley B2

Item is a compact 35mm camera with coupled rangefinder and an Anastigmat F3.2/44 mm lens in a helical mount. It has a double exposure prevention mechanism.

Bolsey

No. 2A folding autographic brownie

Item is a folding autographic camera that allowed one to write on the negative using a metal stylus. Photos were taken on 120 roll film. In 1917 the ends were changed from a squared to rounded version, and the No. 2A was produced with the rounded ends until 1926.

Ansco Memo

Item is a leather covered wooden box camera. The Ansco Memo is a single frame, fixed focus which takes landscape oriented images. Film is advanced by pushing down on a lever in the back of the camera. While not the first American camera made for 35mm film, it is the first to sell in abundant quantities.

Plenax PB-20

Item is a typical folding 620 roll film camera - uses an inset mask to shoot 6 X 9 cm or 6 X 4.5 images. Shutter has no ID marking.
Tripar Lens.

Kodak Pony 828

Item consists of a Kodak Pony 828 camera. It is a small format camera with a simple viewfinder, Kodak Flash 200 1/8-1/200 shutter, 51 mm f/4.5 Kodak Anaston Lens, and knobs for film advance and rewind. It uses roll film, but 35mm in width.

Kodak 35

Item consists of a Kodak 35 camera. It was the first 35mm film Kodak still camera produced in the United States. It has a Kodak Flash Diomatic Shutter with four speeds (1/25 to 1/150 sec, plus B and T), and a Kodak Anastigmat f:4.5, 51mm lens. It has a black body with rounded sides, a lens/shutter unit with two film advance wheels and a collapsible optical viewfinder. It was crafted out of Bakelite with metallic panels and inserts. It failed to do well in the marketplace due to high prices and strong competition, particularly from the Argus C series. It originally sold for $40 USD, the equivalent of approximately $600 today.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Retina IIIC

Item consists of a Kodak Retina IIIC. It is an early version of the last model of folding 35mm film cameras made by Kodak. It is a more rigid redesign of earlier models (the Ia and the IIa). It has a Retina-Xenon f:2.0/50mm Schneider-Kreuznach lens, and a Synchro Compur 1-1/500 MX shutter. It is in a hard brown leather case with green lining that also contains a manual for an All-Mite Flash Unit, a legend for all of the buttons and dials on the Retina IIIC, a lens, a viewfinder, and an undeveloped film canister.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Bantam f4.5

Item consists of a Kodak Bantam. It is a folding camera that used Kodak's 828 film format. It is a black compact camera with a Kodak Anastigmat Special f-4.5 47mm lens and a folding frame finder. It was a very common camera.

Ansco Cadet

Item is an Ansco Cadet 127 roll film camera. The design of this camera was made to compete with the Kodak Brownie Star series, including similar three-point flash contacts. The camera features an Anscar Lens and a dial to switch between black and white and colour. The body is black plastic.

Kodak Junior Six-16 Series II

Item consists of a Kodak Junior Six-16 Series II folding camera. It used Kodak 616 film rolls and has a Kodak Anastigmat f6.3/126mm lens with a Kodak No.1 Kodex leaf shutter.

Argoflex E

Item consists of an Argus Argoflex E twin-lens reflex camera made in the U.S.A. It was the first 620 film TLR camera produced by Argus. The camera features gear-coupled lenses allowing the user to focus using the viewfinder, an f4.5/75mm Argus Varex Anastigmat lens, and an Argus Varex Shutter with speeds T, B, 200, 100, 50, 25 and 10. Exposures are 6x6. The body is made of black Bakelite.

Six-20 Brownie Junior

Item consists of Six-20 Brownie Junior box 620 roll film camera. This Brownie camera improves on the Kodak series manufacturing, with a metal body and an Art-Deco front face. It has a rotary shutter and a meniscus lens and two reflecting finders.

Kodak Senior Six-20

Item is a self-erecting folding amateur camera for 8 exposures of 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2 1/2 x 4 1/4") on 620 roll film. Lens is an f4.5 with a Kodamatic shutter. This camera originally sold for $31.00 in the United States, this model was assembled by the Canadian Kodak Company, at the Weston plant in Toronto.

Kodak EK6

Item consists of a Kodak EK6 instant film camera. It uses Kodak PR10 and PR144 instant film. It is an improvement of the EK4 with its electronic film ejection, instead of a hand crank. On top of the camera there is a flip flash socket. Focusing was through a F11/137mm lens and its markings are in meter and feet. It has a vertically oriented body in black and grey with a folded optical path.

This model was part of a series that was Kodak's response to the successful instant cameras produced by Polaroid. A patent infringement case was brought against Kodak by Polaroid in 1977 and was finally settled in 1986, in Polaroid's favour. Kodak recalled all their instant cameras, offering customers a new camera or a rebate in exchange. A further, class action, lawsuit by consumers followed, resulting in Kodak further offering cash or credit for the return of the Kodak nameplate.

Ciné-Kodak Model K

Item is a 16 mm motion picture camera for amateur use. IT has Camera has an anastigmat 25mm /f1.0 focusing lens with an aperture scale from f1.9 to 16. Camera has an aluminium alloy body and black leather covering. The Model K was an enlarged version of the Model BB to fit either 50- or 100-foot rolls. The camera has a spring driven motor with a winding crank, a tripod socket, exposure guide on the front of the camera, and a footage indicator.

Weno Hawk-Eye No. 7

Item is a Weno Hawk-Eye No. 7 box camera by the Blair Camera Division of the Eastman Kodak Company. The wood box is covered with seal grain morocco leather with brass and nickel trimmings. It has a fixed focus achromatic meniscus lens with rotary shutter and set of three stops, two tripod sockets and brilliant finders. The camera uses No. 3A Folding Pocket Kodak film to take 3.25 x 5.50 inch exposures.

Adlake Regular

Item is a manual plate changing box-style camera. It holds 12 steel plateholders inside the top door compartment behind the plane of focus. Holders have to be manually inserted into a slot. The camera has an achromatic lens with three diaphragm stops, two viewfinders, an aperture scale from f16 to 45, and a time and instantaneous shutter.

Minute 16

Item consists of a 16mm subminiature camera designed to resmble a cine camera. It has a f6.3 meniscus lens and guillotine shutter with a speed of 1/60 seconds. The camera has an aperture scale from f6.3 to 16, a manually reset frame-counter, and a two-piece sports finder. There is also a tripod socket that doubles as flash synch-contact.

Kodak "Petite" camera

Item is a compact folding camera with green and blue bellows. The Kodak Petite was a smaller, roll film camera specifically designed for and marketed to women. They came in several colours, and were also sold in gift sets that included a mirror and compact. Printed on the bottom of the two-part cardboard box is "Made in U.S.A. by Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, N.Y., Trade Marks Reg. U.S. Pat. Office, Green."

Packard-Ideal shutter

Item is a mechanical shutter with pneumatic operation, includes bulb and tubing. The Packard-Ideal shutter is used behind the lens in large-format view cameras.

Packard Shutter Company

Kodak ektagraphic ir remote control

Item is an Infrared remote control (two pieces, transmiter and receiver) for Ektagraphic slide projectors. These units operates the advance/reverse focus functions function of the projector. Wireless receiver is connected to projector via the wired remote jack. The item comes with original box.

Eastman Kodak Company

Eastman Studio Scale

Item consists of an Eastman Studio Scale. It has a wooden base, a 6 piece weight set and a plaque that reads Avoirdupois Weight. It was used to facilitate the mixing of chemicals in a photographer's dark room.

Image Arts

Kodak Reflection-Transmission Color Densitometer Model RT

Item consists of a Kodak Reflection-Transmission Color Densitometer Model RT. When using the transmission mode, the densitometer can be used to measure the density of a negative, and when using the reflection mode, it can measure the saturation of a resulting print. This allows for a photographer to choose the correct paper and exposure to make prints with, without the need to experiment with test strips.

Image Arts

Griswold Film Splicer Model R-3

Item consists of a Griswold Film Splicer Model R-3 from Jefferson, New York. The serial number is 7065. It was made by Neumade Products Corp., New York, N.Y. Factory, Buffalo N.Y. The body is made of cast iron. For 35mm film.

Image Arts

Kodak Advantix C400

Item consists of a Kodak Advantix C400. It is an advanced photo system camera that is fully automatic, with self timer. It features a f5.6/25mm lens and a flip-up lens cover that also reveals the flash. Silver in colour. Uses 2 AAA-size alkaline batteries. Specifications and manual match that of the Kodak Advantix C300.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Advantix 4800ix

Item consists of a Kodak Advantix 4800ix. It is an advanced photo system camera that is fully automatic. It features an auto-focusing zoom 30-60 mm atmospheric lens with a flip-up lens cover that reveals a built-in flash.. Dark grey in colour, self-timer, date and time imprinting. Uses 1 3-volt lithium battery. Has same specifications and manual as the Kodak Advantix 4700ix model.

Eastman Kodak Company

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