Kodak Beau Brownie No 2

Made:
1930-1933 in Rochester
maker:
Kodak
Beau Brownie No 2
      Beau Brownie No 2 made by the Eastman Kodak Company in the United States, 1930

Beau Brownie No 2 Beau Brownie No 2 made by the Eastman Kodak Company in the United States, 1930
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

Box camera for 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Fitted with a doublet lens, sliding plate with three apertures, rotary shutter, B/I and two reflecting finders. In blue leatherette with two tone blue geometrical design on the front panel. Eastman Kodak, 1930-1932

Beau Brownie No 2 made by the Eastman Kodak Company in the United States, 1930.

The Beau Brownie was available in black, pink, blue, green and tan. The metal body was designed the American architect and designer Walter Dorwin Teague, the front of the camera made of two tone enamel in a typical Art Deco style. The No 2 used 120 film, and produced 2 ¼ x 3 ¼" pictures.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/1655
Materials:
glass and leatherette
type:
rollfilm camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford