We sell Slides and photographs like this in our store. Over the years we collected many images and old footage from family collections and Snapshot archives.
116 Film (and 616) Introduced in 1899 and discontinued in 1984 In 1932 Kodak introduced two new negative formats, 620 and 616. The 70mm wide 616 film format ( 2½” ×4¼” or 6.5×11 cm) was the same as the existing 116 film format but the negative stock was wound on smaller spools in order to fit smaller cameras. […]
Centuries before the invention of photography and celluloid film, magic lantern and illuminated glass slides were at the cutting edge of entertainment. This inventive 18th-century technology dazzled and enthralled audiences as they watched projected animated pictures on a screen. This short film explores key points in the history of the magic lantern and the […]
Rochester Precision Optics This is a great historical film for any optics or camera buffs. In 2005, Rochester Precision Optics was formed after acquiring the assets and intellectual property of Kodak Optical Imaging Systems. This business was originally known as Kodak Hawk-Eye Works. It was established in 1912 for the design of optics after […]
This is a Foth Derby folding strut camera made in Germany by C.F. Foth & Co. The Foth Derby was in production from 1930 to about 1940 and was designed as a lower-cost alternative to Leica and Contax cameras of the time. It was a direct competitor to the Kodak Vest Pocket camera and used […]