Kodak Petite Camera

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
camera, folding
Date made
1935
maker
Eastman Kodak Company
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
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
1995.0046.01
catalog number
1995.0046.01
accession number
1995.0046
subject
Photography
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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