North and Central America

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1000001 Map of North and Central America

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4953 Archival description results for North and Central America

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Instamatic 300

Item is a black plastic compact camera with metal fittings, featuring a pop up flash, selenium meter for automatic exposure and a Kodar lens. Flash bulb left in pop up flash.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Instamatic 400

Item is a small hand held camera similar to the Instamatic 300, with black plastic body and metal fittings. It has a large winding knob on top left for the clockwork film advance motor. Pop-up facility for flashcubes on right, Kodar lens f/8, 41mm, and wrist strap attached. Used AAA batteries and 126 cartridge film. Serial no. 091073.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Brownie Bullet II

Item is a small point-and-shoot camera with a black plastic body and metal fittings. An upgraded model of the Brownie Starlet without flash facilities, this camera features a large eyelevel viewfinder, Dakon lens and rotary shutter. Wrist strap attached. Switch at bottom front indicates use with either colour or b&w 127 film.

Eastman Kodak Company

Hawkeye Instamatic II

Small snapshot camera with black and tan plastic body (mottled in places to look like leatherette) similar to the Instamatic 44. Large winding mechanism on top left for film advance, and a flashcube attachment on the top right. Made for use with 126 cartridge film, this camera featured an f/11 meniscus lens and a 1/50 sec. shutter.

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

Kodak Pony II

Item is a small hand held camera with a black plastic body and metal fittings, a Kodak Anastar Lens f3.9 ( 44mm) and a single shutter speed. A plaque on verso indicates correct exposures for certain weather conditions for Kodacolor film in place of traditional f/stops that slides out to be interchangeable with other exposure guides. On top, handwritten in pencil on the metal casing reads: "36". Made for use with Kodak 135 film. Serial no. 488071.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Instamatic S-20

Item is a small automatic exposure camera with a soft grey plastic body, metal fittings, and a winding mechanism on right side to advance film.Designed for use with 126 cartridge film, it features a Kodak f/9.5 35mm lens and shutter speeds of 1/40 and 1/90 sec. Facility for flashcubes and retractable shutter release, as well as a retractable housing for the lens, similar to Instamatic S-10. Wrist strap attached. Serial no. 105820.

Eastman Kodak Company

Pony 828

Item is a small, handheld camera with a black faux leather and grey Bakelite body and metal fittings. It used 828 format roll film (developed by Kodak in 1935 and similar in size to 135 film, without sprocket holes) to make 8 exposures. The camera features a simple viewfinder, 51mm f 4.5 Kodak Anaston Lens and a four speed Kodak Flash 200 Shutter. This item features the unusual occurence of a green window on the back to read numbers of coloured film. Serial no. 225134.

Eastman Kodak Company

Instamatic 134

Item is a simple snapshot camera with a black plastic imitation leather body, metal fittings and a light tan plastic accent border around faceplate. Made for use with 126 cartridge film, the Instamatic 134 features an electronic exposure control and a flashcube facility. It has an f/11, 43mm lens and a shutter speed of 1/50 sec. Wrist strap attached.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Instamatic 304

Item is a small auto-exposure camera with a plastic black leatherette body and metal fittings. It features a Kodar f/8 41mm lens, central viewfinder, and a long rectangular flashcube with facility. It has a selenium meter-controlled automatic aperture system and was made for use with 126 cartridge film. Serial no. 841933.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Disc 4100

Item is a disc camera with a metal and black plastic body and a hinged black plastic panel covering the front of the camera that could be used as a table stand. It has a small eyelevel viewfinder, built in flash, f/2.8 12.5mm lens, shutter speeds of 1/100 and 1/200 sec., and wrist strap included. Used VR disc film.

Eastman Kodak Company

Hawkeye Pocket Instamatic

Item is a small snapshot camera with narrow and horizontal body design. It has an orange coloured release button on top and is built of black and tan plastic (the tan colour mottled to look like leatherette). Made for use with 110 film, this camera resembles the Kodak Pocket Instamatic 110 in its f/11 25mm Meniscus lens, 2 speed shutter, Magicube facility and use of 110 cartridge film.

Eastman Kodak Company

Brownie Starflash

Item is an eyelevel rollfilm camera with medium sized flash, built of a light blue Bakelite plastic body and metal fittings. Part of the Kodak Brownie Star series, the camera was also made in red, black and white, as well as in a special rwo-tone version with a Coca-Cola logo. It features a Dakon lens, rotary shutter, built-in flashgun, two aperture settings for color and black and white, and was made for use with 127 film.

Eastman Kodak Company

Brownie Starmite

Item is a small viewfinder camera, oriented vertically, with a grey bakelite body and large metal recess for flashbulb (not present). Used Dakon Lens, rotary shutter and either colour or b&w 127 film, indicated by a switch at the bottom on the front.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Brownie Bullet camera

Item consists of a Kodak Brownie Bullet Camera. It is an eyelevel 127 roll film camera that was modeled as an upscale version of the Brownie Holiday. Other cameras with identical designs but different names include the Brownie Chiquita Camera and the Camera Brownie Chiquita. It is made of black Bakelite, and has a Dakon lens and a rotary shutter.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Pocket Instamatic 20

Item consists of a Kodak Instamatic 20, a small hand held camera with thin, horizontal design, made for use with 110 film. Red coloured release button on top above viewfinder. Metal and black plastic design with black leatherette bottom and strap attached. It is fitted with a 25mm f/9.5 triplet lens in a two speed shutter, and features a brightline viewfinder, Magicube socket and tripod socket.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Kodak Tourist

Item consists of a black plastic folding camera with black bellows and black neck strap. Grey top housing with integrated viewfinder. Featuring the same unusual shutter release mechanism as the Tourist 2, this heavily built camera has a syncronised Flash Kodon shutter for it's f/12.5 Kodet lens with fully adjustable aperture, though more sophisticated models were available. Built for use with 620 film.

Eastman Kodak Company

Jiffy Kodak Six-20

Item consists of an early Jiffy Kodak Six-20 featuring a decorative front plate with art deco design. Folding camera with spring-loaded bellows in black leatherette case with a rectangular, lined metal plate into which a Twindar Lens is attached. Camera back removes for insertion of a 620 film pack. The focussing scale is somewhat limited in that it is only marked at the extremities of its travel, near focus being '5 to 10 feet', the other being 'Beyond 10 feet'. The camera seems to have an unusual support foot, in that it is adjustable to a different length. This however, is actually the aperture slider, which is very easy to miss due to the fact that there are no markings whatsoever.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Vigilant Junior Six-20

Item consists of a folding black camera with black bellows, black plastic body, and black handle. Includes a tripod mount, folding frame finder on the body, and another optical finder near the shutter. Kodet lens with Dak shutter. "Kodak Vigilant Junior six-20 Made in Canada by Canadian Kodak Co., Limited, Toronto, Ont."

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Instamatic 100

Often thought of as the first of the 126 Instamatics, this fixed exposure camera features a pop-up flash-gun for AG1 "peanut" bulbs in the top plate, released by the little button on the front. A bulb can be kept loaded with the gun in it's retracted position. It has a black and silver body and black wrist strap.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Instamatic 104

Item is a small hand held camera with metal and black leatherette casing. Strap attached. Used 126 cartridge film and AAA batteries. Similar to the Instamatic 100 but utilising flashcubes rather than individual bulbs.

Eastman Kodak Company

Brownie Fiesta

Item is a two toned (black and grey with beige on back) moulded plastic camera with an unusual clear plastic front panel which appears to incorporate the Meniscus f/11 lens, a feature also seen on the Hawkeye Flashfun. It is a basic single speed 12 exposure snapshot camera with built in shutter. Uses 127 film.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Instamatic 154

Item is a black and silver camera, similar to the Instamatic 104 but with a clockwork motor wind. The "cocked" shutter button is a feature of the design. With black wrist strap. Has option for flash (hot shoe). Use 126 film.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Brownie Hawkeye

Item is a basic, if slightly unusual camera, taking 12 square exposures, so only needing a single waistlevel viewfinder. It features a metal film wind knob, rotary shutter and a black hand strap (on top). No tripod mount, no flash. Uses 620 rollfilm. Non-synchronized model. Originally priced at $5.50.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Brownie Twin 20

This camera has the unusual feature, for a non-folding camera, of both eye-level and waist-level viewfinders. The focussing lens has three aperture stops and both viewfinders shows brightline framing marks for 'Superslide' format. Flash facility is provided by the 'Pin & Screw' contacts on the left-hand side of the body, Kodak Supermite flasholder attached. Uses 620 rollfilm.

Eastman Kodak Company

Instamatic X-15F

Item is a basic, hand held snapshot camera with black and brown plastic casing (some areas mottled to look like leatherette). It made exposures on 126 cartridge film. It features a brightline viewer and lever film wind. The original X-15 used Magicubes for flash photos. The F designation is for the updated model, which uses "FlipFlash". This model was one of the last Instamatics to use 126 film. In original plastic packaging (unopened). Includes strap and manual. Camera did not require batteries.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Brownie Starflex Outfit No. 25H

Item is a small hand held camera, vertically oriented, with large brilliant viewfinder with hood. Black plastic and metal body with Dakon lens and strap attached. Comes in original packaging (opened), with manual, arm attachment for flash and 5 bulbs included (2 white bulbs found loose in box). For use with colour or b&w 127 film as indicated on bottom front by a switch. Sticker with handwriting in blue ink inside box reads "21.00" (crossed out) and "16.75".

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Brownie Starflex Outfit No. 25L

Small hand held camera, vertically oriented, with large brilliant viewfinder with hood. Black moulded plastic body with Dakon lens and strap attached. Comes in original packaging (opened), with manual, arm attachment for flash and 6 bulbs included (5 blue and one white). One cartridge of Kodak Verichrome Pan film also included. For use with colour or b&w 127 film as indicated on bottom front by a switch.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Instamtic X-15F outfit

Item is a basic, hand held snapshot camera with black and brown plastic casing (some areas mottled to look like leatherette). It made exposures on 126 cartridge film. It features a brightline viewer and lever film wind. The original X-15 used Magicubes for flash photos. The F designation is for the updated model, which uses "FlipFlash". This model was one of the last Instamatics to use 126 film. Camera did not require batteries. Red plate on front and the text "appareil camera". Comes with original box (opened) but no extra materials inside. Strap attached. Sticker on top with handwritten note "#15".

Kodak Canada Inc.

Ektra 1 outfit

Item is a small camera with a thin horizontal design with black plastic body and large green number "1" on top of casing. It has a basic design with fixed focus and a flipflash connector. Made for the Canadian market, this camera is labelled in French and English, and reads "appareil Kodak EKTRA camera" in silver above the green #1. Across bottom, plastic lettering has been attached reading "LORNA CLIFFORD". At the back, opposite viewfinder, the same plastic lettering reading "LMC". Camera is in original packaging (opened) with roll of 110 film and strap included.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Star 110

Item is a simple snapshot camera with a built-in electronic flash. It has a small, thin horizontal design with black plastic body and flashcube on right. Film-wind wheel centrally mounted on the back of the camera. Comes in original orange plastic packaging (unopened) with a roll of 110 film and 2 AAA batteries.

Kodak Canada Inc.

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

No. 1A Pocket Kodak

Item is a No. 1A Pocket Kodak. It is a medium sized camera with black leather casing, metal clasps, and Kodex No. 1 shutter (manufactured by Eastman Kodak Company, the rest of the camera body was produced by the Canadian branch), that made 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch exposures on 116 film. The A indicates that the camera is an Autographic version that allowed the photographer to add written information to the film.

Eastman Kodak Company

Brownie 8mm Movie Camera II

Item is a Brownie 8mm Camera II, It has a beige body with pop up frame finder on top. Side comes off to insert film spools. "Brownie movie camera T.M. Reg. Can. Pat. Off." Lens is "Kodak Series IV Adapter Ring No. 43 Made in U.S.A." f/2.7 lens. Settings for Bright Sun, Hazy Sun, Cloudy Bright and Open Shade.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Instamatic 154 outfit

Item is a black and silver camera, similar to the Instamatic 104 but with a clockwork motor wind. The "cocked" shutter button is a feature of the design. Has option for flash (hot shoe). Use 126 film. Camera with strap in box (opened) with manual, batteries and flashbulb. Box top has diamond pattern design and the drawing of a roll film cartridge. Box # A154R.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Automatic 8

Item is a small hand held movie camera in grey bakelite body with Kodak Ektanar Lens f1.6 (13mm). In brown leather carrying case with strap, inside original yellow box packaging (opened) with manual. Made for use with 8mm film.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Brownie Movie Camera Model II

Item is a movie camera in a brown case with white lining and a brown strap. Case snaps closed to protect camera and lens. Lens is f/2.3. Range finder pops up on top of camera. On case "Brownie movie camera field case single lens model made in Toronto Canada for Canadian Kodak Co. Limited T. M. Reg.U.S. Pat. Off."

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Kodak Disc 3600 outfit

Item is a small, rectangular camera in black plastic casing with blue detail around label, in original box (opened). Compact fixed-focus camera with built-in flash. The camera took 15 exposures on 11x8mm film that came in the form of a flat disc.

Kodak Canada Inc.

FunSaver 35

Item consists of a disposable camera for Outdoor Only loaded with a 24 exposure roll of Kodacolor Gold 400 ISO 35mm film for colour prints. New in box. Develop before date is July 1996.

Kodak Canada Inc.

FunSaver TeleFoto 35

Item consists of a disposable camera for use outdoors featuring a telephoto lens and loaded with a 27 exposure roll of Kodak Gold 400 ISO 35mm film for colour prints. Unopened in original box. Develop before date is May 1996.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Kodascope Model B

Item is a Kodascope Model B 16mm self-threading cine projector for silent 16mm film. It appeared five years after the first 16mm projector, the Kodascope (later, Kodascope A) and was just as different as the Cine-Kodak B camera had been from the first Cine-Kodak. The position of the spools was changed to the top and back, rather than top and bottom. The projector takes up to 400 feet of 16mm film, it can run films backwards, and has a still-picture device.

Eastman Kodak Company

Cameo Motor 110

Item is a small, horizontal camera with pop-up lens that covers viewfinder when closed. Black plastic body with rounded edges and an orange release button. Used 110 size colour cartridges, optimized for 200 film. Comes with packaging.

Eastman Kodak Company

Brownie Bull's-Eye Flash outfit

Item is a small metal and bakelite camera with Kodak Twindar Lens and settings indicated for scenes, groups or individuals. Used Kodak 620 film. Outfit includes a presentation box with flash holder, one-time use flash bulbs (4 of 8 have been used), user's guide, strap, and Kodacolor II negative film.

Eastman Kodak Company

Instamatic X-35

Item is a small hand held camera has black moulded plastic casing meant to look like leatherette, and two black faux leather panel details on the front on either side of lens. A blue plate above lens reads "KODAK / INSTAMATIC X-35". A switch at the top indicates the two Kodar lens focus settings for "beyond 6 feet" or "2 to 6 feet". Fitted with a Flipflash socket. Made for use with 126 cartridge film.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Instamatic 44

Styled similarly to the Hawkeye Instamatic II, this basic snapshot camera has a flashcube socket. This all-black model was the lowest-price Instamatic produced by Kodak, and the first Kodak to be "carded" for self-service sales. A similar camera, with no flashcube socket, was produced in Brazil as the Instamatic 11. It features an f/11 lens and 1/50 shutter. Made for use with 126 cartridge film. Raised metal text on front reads "MADE IN CANADA".

Kodak Canada Inc.

Portrait of Margaret

Cream coloured card with grey border and oval photograph, showing a woman wearing an off-the-shoulder dress and heart necklace. The studio stamp at the bottom right is illustrated with a stylized version of the Prince of Wales coat of arms. The text reads: "The Carbon Studio./ Fraser Bryce,/ MANAGER/ PHOTOGRAPHER BY APPOINTMENT/ TO THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES/ THE PRINCE AND PRINCESS OF WALES". Handwritten note on verso indicates the woman's name was Margaret and she delivered this card photograph to the Macgowan family for Christmas.

Bryce, John Fraser

Cabinet card holder

Item is a paper cabinet card holder. Printed text on cover reads, 'Paid Book Post, Printed Matter only'. Blue stamp reads, 'Star Office, Feb 5 1895. Inscription in ink reads, 'Lady Traveller Star Office Montreal'. Text on back cover reads, 'Wm. Notman & Son Photographers to the Queen 17 Bleury Street Montreal. Branches in United States. Boston, Mass. Albany, NY. Newport, R.I. Branches in Canada, Halifax, N.S. St. John, N.B. Ottawa, Ont.

William Notman & Son

Aerial Photographs of the City of Toronto

  • 2016.17
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1980

Fonds contains a series of 522 aerial photographs of the city of Toronto, taken about 1980. The photographs are numbered 1 to 522. An accompanying index of black and white line maps are housed in 7 folders. Numbers on the map index correspond with photograph numbers.

Ministry of Energy

High school Certificate of Honour

Item is a certificate of Honour. Inscription reads, 'High School of Montreal. Certificate of Honour. This is to certify that at the June Examinations, 1906 Edward De L. Orr of 2nd year took first place in and honourable mention in Arithmetic, Dictation, French and Writing. Wellington Dixon, Rector'.

1949 Residential desk

Photograph of a slim, mid-century metal and wood desk (designer unknown), donated to the Royal Ontario Museum by Herman Miller of Canada, Limited (furniture distributer located in Toronto, Canada).

London, Lloyds building

Small photograph adhered to clear plastic showing exterior of a skyscraper, sometimes referred to as the "Inside-Out Building" because many of its pipes and conduits are exterior to the building. The building was the topic of a critique of office buildings with exposed structures in the February 1987 issue of Canadian Architect magazine titled "Exposing High Tech". The Llyod's building is sometimes

Marham, IBM Headquaters

Exterior and aerial views of the mid-rise office complex, with long atrium and pedestrian bridges connecting the buildings and parking lot. The building is clad in steel. Featured in an article on the atrium in Canadian Architect magazine April 1983, and in July 1984.

Panda Associates Photography

Mississauga, Dylex Distribution Centre

Interior and exterior views of the loading docks, offices, parking lot and entraceway including design features such as red columns and windows which resemble Japanese screens. A sticker on the back of one of the photographs gives the building name, architect, engineer and contractors.

Chisholm, Peter

Missisauga, HJA Brown Educational Centre

Photograph showing a model of the building and area. The Centre is the home office of the Peel District School Board and is located at 5650 Hurontario St. The building won the Design Excellence Award from the Ontario Association of Architects in 1984. (http://www.peel.edu.on.ca/facts/facts/edcentre.htm) A sticker on the back of the photograph gives the name and address of the architects, and the name of the building project as follows: "Shore Tilbe Henschel Irwin Peters Architects, Engineers. 4 New Street, Toronto, Ont. M5R 1P6. H.J.A. Brown Education Centre, Mississauga, Ontario."

Edmonton, Tipaskan elementary school

Photographs of a red brick and grey concrete construction. According to the CA article in the August 1984 issue," the building is organized along a central spine along which occur classroom wings and a series of spaces for various activities. Its central and pivotal point is the library which is visually open to the spine. The classrooms are organized into clusters of four and their windows open onto enclosed courtyards... The red brick and green rooflines are reminiscent of Edmonton's schools built earlier in the century."

New York life building, Toronto

Skyscraper office building located at 121 Bloor Street East in Toronto. The building was completed in 1982, and this image was published in the November 1987 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

Scaramouche restaurant

Interior views of restaurant dining and lounge areas. Lighting features rows of exposed brass bulbs, painted drywall and pale wood accents.

Spalding-Smith, Fiona

Single family home renovation

Interior views of a remodelled 3-storey, semi-detached Victorian home, showing hallways with transom windows, stairwells, kitchen banquettes, shower stalls, and one exterior view of a Juliet balcony.

Burley, Robert

Toronto, Toronto Ballet Opera House

Photographs of the winning design for the 1987 competition to design a combined opera and ballet performance space for the National Ballet of Canada and the Canadian Opera Company. A plot of land at the corner of Bay and Wellesley Streets in Toronto was donated by Ontario Premier Bill Davis and the buildings were demolished. In 1992, the new Premier Bob Rae cancelled the project due to excessive cost. The land was sold to commerical developers. The 'Opera Place' condominiums now occupy the location. In 2002 a new competition was launched with substantial funding from the Four Seasons hotel chain, and the house opened with a more modest design based on European opera houses in 2006 at the corner of Queen Street and University Avenue.

Rosenthal, Steve

Toronto Stock Exchange building

Photograph of a model design proposed for the redevelopment of the old stock exchange building. The design included a tower with 13 storeys of office space and 11 storeys of condominiums. The design was never implemented, and instead the Ernst & Yonge Tower was constructed on the site.

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