Girl looking in a rock pool

Made:
c. 1890 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown
Girl looking in a rock pool, about 1890
      A Kodak circular snapshot photograph of a young girl fishing in a rock pool

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Girl looking in a rock pool, about 1890 A Kodak circular snapshot photograph of a young girl fishing in a rock pool
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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A Kodak circular snapshot photograph of a girl playing in a rock pool, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1890. The girl bends down to pick something out of the pool. A boat can be seen in the background, and a young boy walks out of the frame.

A Kodak circular snapshot photograph of a girl playing in a rock pool, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1890.

The girl bends down to pick something out of the pool. A boat can be seen in the background, and a young boy walks out of the frame.

The photograph was taken with the Kodak camera - a simple, leather-covered wooden box designed for amateur use, which produced circular snapshots two and a half inches in diameter. The camera was sold pre-loaded with film, when the whole film had been exposed the camera was sent back to Kodak who developed it, returning the prints and the reloaded camera.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6003/3
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford