This camera was a supporting actor in the exhibition “Snapshot: Painters and Photography,” which just ended its run at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. (At least I think so. Probably this one and the camera Kodak produced next, too.) Curator Elizabeth Easton was the guest on Episode No. 17 of the Modern Art Notes Podcast. Download it here, subscribe via iTunes.
Today in 1879: George Eastman receives patent for the first film-using Kodak camera; Daguerreotype boyfriends everywhere anxiously ponder their fates.