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The original Kodak moment: Snapshots taken from the camera that changed photography in 1888

    The Kodak No.1 gave amateurs the chance to capture everyday life
    Leather-bound box camera was created by founder George Eastman

By Jill Reilly

PUBLISHED: 04:14 EST, 1 October 2013 | UPDATED: 04:58 EST, 1 October 2013



Kodak may have hit hard times in recent years, but 120 years ago it was the pioneer of home photography.

In 1888 it created the Kodak No.1, which gave consumers a chance to capture relaxed scenes which had previously only been taken by professional photographers.

These snapshots taken by amateurs give a charming insight into everyday life in the 19th century.


Captured on camera: A snapshot taken from Kodak No.1, the camera that changed photography in 1888

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2439904/The-original-Kodak-moment-Snapshots-taken-camera-changed-photography-1888.html#ixzz2gTd4h66M

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