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pan american expo

print mounted on balck mat board. Depcits a view of a roadway lined with columns and statuary with pedestrians walking between. This is a view of the lincoln parkway entrance to the pan american exposition grounds, built for the exposition of 1901 in Buffalo NY. Verso inscription "Pan American Exposition 1903, The Pan American Exposition 1903, compliments of MR. Luther Cand."

[Portrait of two women]

Item has a cream card-frame embossed opening, with embossed letters "Potter's Patent March 7 1865." Which is how we dated the tintype. Photograph is a studio portrait of two women, both standing, side by side. Both women wear hats. One on left wears a dark shirtwaist, with a striped full skirt with hair tied neatly back and little bow at the neck. Woman on right has a dark dress, buttons down the front with a small white collar, in fashion in the 1860s. Her hair is shoulder lenght ringlets, also in fashion in the 1860s. Both have pink tinted cheeks.

[Portrait of two women both seated]

Item is in a cream coloured card-frame embossed opening, with embossed letters "Potter's Patent March 7 1865." Which is how we dated the tintype. Photograph is a studio portrait of two women, both seated, arms resting on the one armrest with fringes. Woman on right is dressed all in black, with black hat and veil - perhaps mourning wear. The woman on the left is in full skirt with black trim and black top, white collar and black hat. Both have pink tinted cheeks.

[Portrait of a girl]

Item is a small silver gelatin portrait print. Yellow and brown in colour, image is of a young girl with long brown hair, tied up on the side with a barrette. Background is a studio setting with a pillar or column. Inscription on recto "Florence" handwritten in black ink, across bottom of image. Inscription on verso "Tel. Main .3877 A. E. Otis Photographer Open Sundays & Holidays 457-59 Fulton St., B'klyn" in red ink stamp.

[Four Christian monks]

Item is a cabinet card portrait featuring four monks, two seated with two standing behind in a photography studio. The card is greyish blue in colour, and the photographer's stamp on the verso reads: "PHOTOGRAPHERS, / ROMASZKIEWICZ / 1017 BROADWAY, / BUFFALO, N.Y.".

Romaszkiewicz

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.

WWII family album

Black cover embossed letters ("Photographs") and image of deer. Bound with black string. Balck pages. Photographs mounted with glue or photo corners.Notations on photograph borders in black ink. Some loose photographs. One or two loose pages.

Dates include: August 1938, Fall 1939, 1941, September 1942, July 1943, summer 1944, 1945, 1956, winter 1947, 1948.

Locations include: Magog, Lac Superior, Quebec; Riverdale Park, Toronto, Ontario; Prince Edward Island; New York; Florida; England;
Themes include: Royal Montreal Regiment in Farnham, family portraits, weddings.

Vest Pocket Kodak Autographic camera

Item is a Vest Pocket Autographic made for use with 127 film. It is a small camera with black casing and black leather bellows. A continuation of the Vest Pocket camera, it features an "Autographic" feature that allowed photographers to sign a note on the top of the film which became visible after the film was developed.

Eastman Kodak Company

Various flattened film packages

Flattened box for Hawk-eye 124 film, 6 exposures. Designed for No. 3 Bull's Eye Kodak and No. 3 Brownie cameras. ca. 1908-1913. The second box contained Allied Photo-Pan Black and White Panchromatic 126 film, 12 exposures. The package is stamped with a process-before date of Dec 1969. The third package contained Kodak Autographic 116 film, 12 exposures for the No. 1A Autographic camera. The package is printed in English, Spanish and German. The date handwritten in pen is given as 1916.

Eastman Kodak Company

Various films

Item consists of the following films in original packaging:
2 Kodak Verichrome Pan: black-and-white panchromatic film VP 122
4 Kodak Verichrome Pan: film for black-and-white prints VP 620
6 Kodak Verichrome Pan: film for black-and-white prints VP 126-12
2 Kodak Verichrome Pan: black-and-white panchromatic film VP 616
1 Kodak Verichrome Pan: film for black-and-white prints VP 127
5 Kodacolor II Film: color negative film for color prints C 120
2 Kodacolor II Film: color negative film for color prints C 116
2 Kodacolor II Film: color negative film for color prints C 127
1 Kodacolor II Film: color negative film for color prints C 616
1 Kodacolor II Film: film for colour prints C 828
3 N110-24 Etco Photo film for color prints, daylight type
1 Minox Agfapan 400 Professional film
6 Minolta 16 ASA 100 DIN 21 black and white film
1 Famous Brand Triple-Print Colour Film 620
1 Film for Expo Watch Camera
2 HIT film panchromatic specialized for Toy Camera, non halation fine grain high speed

Exposed film without packaging:
2 Kodak Pan Film 116
1 Kodak Verichrome Film 118-6
1 Kodak Verichrome Film 116
3 Kodacolor II Film various sizes
1 Kodak Vericolor III Professional Film , Type S VPS 120
1 Kodak TXP-220 Professional Film

Eastman Kodak Company

Univex Model A8

Item is a die-cast metal cine camera with a black finish. It has an interchangeable f5.6 Ilex Univar lens and a collapsible viewfinder. The camcorder uses Univex 30' patented spools of Single-8 film.

Univex Mercury (Model CC)

Item is the first Mercury model camera created by the Universal Camera Corp. It takes 18 x 24 mm vertical exposures on Universal No. 200 film, a special 35 mm wide film. The camera has a Wollensak Tricor Anastigmat f3.5/35mm and a rotating focal-plane 1/20-1/1000 shutter.

The Nussbaum Tray

Item is a clear glass tray for developing photographic prints. A removable glass dowel holds the paper down so it remains inmmersed in the chemical solutions. Sold by the E. & H.T. Anthony company in New York.

Kodak Canada Inc.

The Handle Kodak instant camera

Item is a rangefinder snapshot camera for instant photographs using Kodak's proprietary instant print film. 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.

Kodak

The American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times Almanac for 1895

Green clothe-bound cover is embossed with “Scovill’s Photographic Series" and gold letterpress "The American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times Almanac for 1895.” This 438 p. book contains photomechanical reproductions of Alfred Stieglitz' "Outward Bound", p. 27, and "A Young Garibaldi", p. 254. Unpaginated appendices include vendor lists and advertisements.

Scovill & Adams Company

T.F. Pevear's cottage picture album

A letter folded into the album cover, addressed to Mr. Gordon Hamblin at Canadian Kodak, Ltd. describes the content of the album as a weekend at Mr.T. F. Pevear's cottage near Rochester, NY, where Mr. Hamblin visited while attending a meeting at the Eastman Kodak Company.

Superflood Photolamp No.1

1 package containing a Superflood Photolamp No.1 manufactured by Wabash Photolamp Corporation, a subsidiary of Wabash Appliance Corporation. Superflood Photolamp is used for amateur motion pictures and timed exposures.

Wabash Appliance Corporation

Styl'elite

Item is a small, thin horiztonal camera with brown plastic body and orange release button on top left. Flash on right, viewfinder is hidden behind slider doors. Took 110 film and 2 AA batteries. Inside film compartment, the number "23" has been etched into the plastic.

Eastman Kodak Company

Studio light: A magazine of information for the profession: Vol.15, No.11

Illustrated magazine for the professional photographer, incorporating The Aristo Eagle (Est. 1901) and The Artura Bulletin (Est. 1906). Articles on technique, news of the Photographers' Association of America, and advertisements. Small paper insert inside front cover, advertising the Eastman Floodlight.

Eastman Kodak Company

Stereographs, Niagara Region (US and Canada)

File consists of stereographs depicting scenes, famous locations, and structures from the Niagara Region (both American and Canadian sides), such as the falls, bridges, and gardens.

8 Stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.
12 Stereoscopic photographs by Griffith & Griffith
12 Stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood
9 Stereoscopic photographs by Kilburn Brothers, 14 in association with James M. Davis
34 Stereoscopic photographs by C. Bierstadt
85 Stereoscopic photographs by Geo. Barker
5 Stereoscopic photographs by J. H. Ford
3 Stereoscopic photographs by H. C. White Co.
19 Stereoscopic photographs by Geo. E. Curtis
3 Stereoscopic photographs by Whiting View Co.
8 Stereoscopic photographs by International Stereoscopic View Co.
4 Stereoscopic photographs by F. A. Williams
5 Stereoscopic photographs by Samuel Mason
11 Stereoscopic photographs by S. Davis
4 Stereoscopic photographs by Robinson
3 Stereoscopic photographs by Universal View Co.
3 Stereoscopic photographs by London Stereoscopic Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Greater New York Stereo Co.
2 Stereoscopic photographs by O. W. Kimball & Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. M. Fernald
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Chandler & Estes
1 Stereoscopic photograph by A. R. Miller
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Frank Rowell
1 Stereoscopic photograph by H. A. Porter
1 Stereoscopic photograph by John P. Soule
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Notman
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Canadian Stereoscopic View Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Pett's
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Bool's
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Dominion Photograph Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Union View Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Northwestern View Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Alfred S. Campbell
1 Stereoscopic photograph by T. W. Ingersoll
1 Stereoscopic photograph by G. W. Woodward
1 Stereoscopic photograph by G. H. Nickerson
1 Stereoscopic photograph by W. H. Illingworth
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Ackermann Bro's
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Webster & Albee
2 Stereoscopic photographs by J. W. Love
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Purviance Photo
1 Stereoscopic photograph by W. McLeish
2 Stereoscopic photographs by R. R. Whiting
96 Stereoscopic photographs by unidentified publishers

Stereograph Album

1 photo album, with a burgundy and gold cover. Images focus on telling short stories, specific locations and people. Comes with a couple brochures for a stereoscopic exhibit by James Ricalton that focuses on the world.

Stereocards

Six companies manufactured these stereocard image pairs: one child and tricycle by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co.; eight landscapes by B. W. Kilburn; one landscape by Keystone View Company; one hand-coloured greenhouse view by Underwood & Underwood, Publishers; two hand-coloured garden views by Webster & Albee, Publishers; and one hand-coloured half-tone seascape, uncredited.

E. & H. T. Anthony & Co., 591 Broadway, N.Y.

Stanley dry plates

Box of 1 dozen 4.5 inch glass plate negatives in original box. Logo on box lid is an illustration of a knight on horseback with the words "On Stanley On". Package is opened. Plates are wrapped in tissue. Box is three-style enclosure. The Stanley Dry Plate Company was purchased by Eastman Kodak in 1904, and this box shows the Kodak branding, dating them after 1904. See The Stanley Museum, Kingfield, Maine: http://www.stanleymuseum.org/Museum%20-%20Kingfield%20ME.html

2 plates removed and placed on display in a glass plate drying rack in the Special Collections reading room.

Eastman Kodak Company

St. James Theatre programs

File contains Playbill programs for the St. James Theatre. Productions include: Hello Dolly!, Two Gentlemen of Verona, My One and Only, and High Society.

Special Vocational Schools (New York and elsewhere)

File contains a newspaper article about the High School of Performing Arts in New York, New York, and a copy of the Educational Studies and Documents No. 36 "Technical and Vocational Education in the U. S. A" - a bibliographical survey prepared by the United States Office of Education.

Solio paper : [empty sleeve]

Item consists of a sleeve for two dozen 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch Eastman Kodak Co. Solio Paper for export. A sticker on the front of the envelope reads "Cochran / Photo Supplies. / Hamilton, Ont." and stamped on the verso (extremely faded) reads: "This paper will not be [illegible] for / any fault of manufacture after / APR 27 1900 / EMULSION NO. 18758 / PACKED BY NO. 26".

Kodak Canada Inc.

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.

Six-16 Brownie

Item consists of a Six-16 Brownie box roll film camera that used size 616 film to make pictures sized 6.35 x 10.8 cm. It has a Diway lens with a close-up lens and a rotary shutter. The body is metal covered in leatherette, with a unique geometric art-deco front panel and two brilliant finders.

Signet 50 with flash attachment

Item is a viewfinder camera with black bakelite body, metal fittings and large attached flash. It is the fourth model in the Kodak Signet line, featuring a selenium photocell exposure meter. Featuring an Ektanar lens with thorium oxide, the camera is slightly radioactive.

Eastman Kodak Company

Signet 35

Item consists of a Kodak Signet 35 camera. It has a 45mm f/3.5 Kodak Ektar Lens with rear helicoid focus. The body is sturdy cast aluminum alloy with leatherette casing, and it features an automatic film stop counter. Knobs at top allow user to wind or rewind film. It has a Kodak Synchro 300 shutter with 5 speeds and uses 35mm film. Movable metal chart at back gives the best f stop for certain conditions. It was the first of the Kodak Signet camera line.

Eastman Kodak Company

Sawyer's View-Master (model B)

Item is a circular brown plastic view master with binocular shape viewer. Item comes with one reel of 7 diametrical, 16 mm colour transparencies of Niagara Falls, New York. Item opens and closes with lock at the top. Lever is designed to rotate transparencies.

Rochester Institute of Technology course completion card

Item is a course completion card for A.J. Orr in quality control for the chemical industries. It reads: "Rochester Institute of Techonolgy / EVENING AND EXTENSION DIVISION / THIS CERTIFICATE INDICATES THAT / [inscribed in blue ink] A. J. Orr / HAS COMPLETED THE COURSE IN / [inscribed in blue ink] Quality Control of the Chemical Industries". It is signed by President Mark Ellingson and Director Burton C. Stratton and dated 1951-52.

Rochester Institute of Technology

Reversible Back Premo camera

Item is a folding field camera for exposures on 8x10 plates, manufactured by the Rochester Optical and Camera Company. Wood camera with red bellows and brass hardware. Created for advanced amateur and professional photographers, the back was reversible to allow the photographer to photograph in both landscape and portrait orientations and had adjustable tilt to account for distortion. Includes a Ross f8-64 lens.

Ray C

Item is a box-type camera for 4x5 inch plates in double plateholders. The wood boy is covered with genuine black leather. It has two viewfinders, a rotating diaphragm with three apertures, a single meniscus lens, and two tripod sockets.

Rainbow Hawk-Eye No. 2, Model C

Item is a large sized box camera made for use with 120 rollfilm. Features two prism viewfinders and simple meniscus lens. It has has cardboard body with black leatherette, but was manufactured in different colours, including red, blue, brown, maroon, green and burgundy.

Eastman Kodak Company

Premoette Junior No. 1A

Item is a leather-covered aluminum-bodied folding-bed camera for filmpacks. The bed folds down but not to a full 90 degree angle. The bellows are black and there is no track on the bed but the front standard fits into two slots at the front, one for objects 6 to 20 feet away and the other for objects that are further than 20 feet away. The camera is still in the original packaging with the accompanying instruction manual. The camera uses a ball bearing lens.

Premoette Junior

Item is a black leather-covered aluminum-bodied folding-bed camera for filmpacks. The bed folds down but not to a full 90 degree angle. The camera has no tracks on the bed but the front standard pulls out and clips into two slots at the front. The front slot is for taking photographs of objects that are 6 to 20 feet away and the back slot is for objects more than 20 feet away. The item uses a ball bearing lens.

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."

Premo Box Camera

Item consists of a Premo 4x5 inch plate camera with 1 plate holder within. This camera opens a the top for reloading. It has a [stiff] safety shutter, a two speed shutter, two viewfinders, an adjustable diaphragm, and two tripod sockets. The plate holder has the following writing on it "The Premo Camera Patent July 19, 1890 Other patents pending."

Portraits of man and woman in circles

Item is a cream cabinet card with gold letterpress, partially obscured by the photograph which is pasted on top, sideways. "Van Aken/ ELMIRA, N.Y." with a decoration with letters "V" and "A" intertwined. Photograph shows two individual circular portraits of a man and a woman. Handwritten in ink at the base of the woman's portrait is "1851" and the man's, "1850". Given the style of dress and hair, this is probably the date of the original picture and not a birth or death date. On verso, an elaborate border and design with griffon and foliage, with the text "E.M. Van Aken/ Photographic/ Art/ Studio./ Practical Photographer,/ 120 West Water Street,/ ELMIRA, N.Y./ COPYRIGHTED 1889."

Portrait of young boy with stick and hat

Item is a cream cabinet card with scalloped, gold-leafed edges and gold letterpress at bottom, "Goodwin/ EXTRA FINISH/ SYRACUSE, N.Y." Photograph is a full length portrait of a young boy, probably about 5 years old, wearing a lace shirt with dark cuffs and a dark ascot tie, trousers cut off at the knee, and holding a stick in one hand and a hat in another. He sits on the edge of a stone pillar with a background of abstracted leaves for a backdrop. On verso, an etching of a waterfall with the text "Goodwin./ 314 SO SALINA ST/ ART Photography./ INSTANTANEOUS PROCESS". At the top edge, handwritten in ink, "Georgia Wilson".

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