Woman reading

Made:
c. 1890 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown
Woman reading, about 1890
      A Kodak circular snapshot photograph of a young woman reading, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1890

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Woman reading, about 1890 A Kodak circular snapshot photograph of a young woman reading, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1890
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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A Kodak circular snapshot photograph of a young woman reading, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1890. The woman sits on an chair upholstered with embroidery and tassels, reading a large book. An easel stands in the background.

A Kodak circular snapshot photograph of a young woman reading, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1890.

The woman sits on an chair upholstered with embroidery and tassels, reading a large book. An easel stands in the background.

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:
1990-5036/6003/9
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford