Kodak Petite Camera

Since Kodak introduced the Brownie in 1900, a variety of easy-to-use cameras have been marketed, especially to women. The Kodak Petite from 1935, part of the Kodak Coquette set, came with a matching compact and lipstick case in a variety of color choices so that one might use it as an accessory to fashionable outfits.
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Object Name
camera, folding
Date made
Eastman Kodak Company
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
overall: 6.5 cm x 2.3 cm x 12.5 cm; 2 9/16 in x 7/8 in x 4 15/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Sports & Leisure
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Geralyn Breig
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