North and Central America

Taxonomy

Code

1000001 Map of North and Central America

Scope note(s)

  • Within the logic of TGN,

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  • Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

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Hierarchical terms

Equivalent terms

North and Central America

  • UF North America
  • UF Central America

Associated terms

North and Central America

312 Archival description results for North and Central America

Kodak Pony IV

Item consists of a Kodak Pony IV. It is a 35mm film camera with a rigidly mounted 44mm f/3.5 Kodak Anastar Lens and a four-speed Kodak Flash 250 Shutter. It originally sold for $40 USD. It is the only Pony model to feature an accessory shoe.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak 35

Item consists of a Kodak 35 camera. It was the first 35mm film Kodak still camera produced in the United States. It was imported to Canada by the Canadian Kodak Co., Limited. It has a Kodak Kodex Shutter with three speeds (1/25 to 1.100 plus T and B), and a Kodak Anastigmat f:5.6, 50mm 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. This f/5.6 version of the Kodak 35 was replaced by one with flash synchronization after the war.

Eastman Kodak Company

Pony 135, model C

Item consists of a Kodak Pony 135 Camera, Model C. It has a Kodak Flash 300 Shutter 1/25-1/300, a 44mm f/3.5 Kodak Anaston Lens and uses 135 film format. It features a faster shutter and a shorter focal length to previous models. The body is made of brown Bakelite. Above the lens is an aperture scale for Kodachrome and Ektachrome films.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Kodak Motormatic 35F

Item consists of a Kodak Motormatic 35F. It was the first of Kodak's automatic exposure cameras, and the last of their American-made 35mm cameras. It has a 44mm f/2.8 Kodak Ektanar Lens, a Kodak Automatic Flash shutter, and is a fixed-lens viewfinder camera that focused by scale or estimate. The Motormatic was part of the same series as the Kodak Automatic, but the Motormatics had a 4 speed user selectable shutter and a spring driven power film advance, as opposed to the Automatics, which had a 2 speed shutter and manual lever film advance. The 35F model featured a built-in AG-1 Flash gun.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Motormatic 35R4

Item consists of a Kodak Motormatic 35R4. It was the first of Kodak's automatic exposure cameras, and the last of their American-made 35mm cameras. It has a 44mm f/2.8 Kodak Ektanar Lens, a Kodak Automatic Flash shutter, and is a fixed-lens viewfinder camera that focused by scale or estimate. The Motormatic was part of the same series as the Kodak Automatic, but the Motormatics had a 4 speed user selectable shutter and a spring driven power film advance, as opposed to the Automatics, which had a 2 speed shutter and manual lever film advance. The 35R4 model featured a built-in AG-1 Flashgun.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Disc camera (demonstration model)

Item consists of a demonstration verion of the Kodak Disc camera. Disc cameras were compact fixed-focus cameras with built-in flash that used 11x8mm film that came in the form of a flat disc. Camera body is made of clear plastic so the internal mechanics can be seen. Made in U.S.A.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Disc 8000

Item is a small, flat, hand-held camera with black plastic body and brushed metal, gold-coloured front plate. Intended by Kodak to replace their instamatic line of cameras, the Kodak Disc cameras were designed to be simple to use, with all automatic functions. Took Disc film, a proprietary format that made 15, 11 x 8 mm exposures; this small negative size made the resulting prints very grainy when enlarged and the camera model was not Kodak's most popular. Item has a built in flash and wrist strap. In plastic display original packaging. Uses HR disc.

Kodak Petite camera (blue)

Item is a promotional model of the Kodak Vest Pocket Model B, manufactured in 5 colours: blue, green, grey, lavender and pink. This version also includes an art deco pattern on the camera body, a particularly rare model. Marketed to young women, it was promoted as easy to use and small enough to fit in a lady's hand. Some models included a vanity carrying case, lined with sating and housign a lipstick, powder, rouge, clutch and mirror. Produced 4.5 x 6 cm exposures on 127 film.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Kodak Brownie Reflex, Synchro Model

Item consists of a Brownie Reflex Synchro Model, made in Canada by the Canadian Kodak Co. Limited. It has a twin-lens reflex pattern and a large finder with a folding hood. It uses 127 film, a rotary shutter, and has a meniscus lens. It is in the original box with two manual booklets and has a fabric braid strap.

Cine-Kodak Model B

Item consists of a Cine-Kodak Model B. It is the follow-up model to the Cine-Kodak, the first 16mm camera. As opposed to the Cine-Kodak, the motor Cine-Kodak Model B is spring-driven rather than hand-cranked, which allowed for it to be used without a tripod. It has an f/3.5 20mm lens and a Newton finder. It has a portrait attachment for close ups from 2 to 5 feet.

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

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