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One of the more unlikely sites for a photographic history museum might be
Tashkent, Uzbekistan. In 1890 Paul Nadar, son of Felix Nadar, traveled to
Tashkent, documenting the “ Silk Road.” He used the new favorite of travel
Photographers, the Kodak Camera. In 2010 an exhibition of Nadar’s photographs
was held at the House of Photography in Tashkent. The exhibition was featured
on the British Photographic History site. In the description of the exhibition,…Continue
Posted on March 5, 2013 at 18:44
The Kodak Catalog Project was successfully brought to fruition with over 200 CDs being given away at the PhotoHistory XV Symposium in Rochester two weeks ago. Another 50 CDs each were given away to the book stores at the two leading Kodak museums in Rochester and Bradford, England. All a gift from Charlie Kamerman of Oregon who produced the CD from his personal catalog collection with additions from collectors around the world.
The Kamerman CD features:
1. 73 different Eastman…
Posted on November 15, 2011 at 16:30
Dr. George Layne of Philadelphia is working on a book about the earliest cameras of George Eastman, the Stringset Kodaks. So far, he has over four hundred examples in his database, including the 47 in the collection of the National Media Museum in Bradford. He is looking for more. If you have one of these cameras, and you haven't already participated in this project, please contact Dr. Layne at GEORGELAYNE@AOL.COM.
The cameras of…Continue
Posted on August 30, 2010 at 1:05