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World's fair 1933
Rare and Wanted
Walter Dorwin Teague
Remy Stellers single use cameras collection, collected in the nineties of the last century.
On this page you see some rare Brownies some are in my Brownie Collection.
Kodak Brownie user manuals from the collection.
You can see them online right now and save the printable PDF version
readable with Adobe Acrobat Reader.
From 1928 to 1933 Kodak made several colored cameras that
were designed to appeal specifically to the style-conscious women of the twenties.
In 1928 Kodak hired Walter Dorwin Teague, a well-known American industrial designer to create
cameras with a classier, more elegant look.
The most popular Kodak cameras of the twenties and thirties were designed for the entire family.
Brownies came in six bright, fun colors.
Walter Dorwin Teague
(December 18, 1883 - December 5, 1960)
was an Art Deco designer. He designed cameras for Eastman Kodak from
1928 to 1933
Palmer Cox (1840-1924)
Due to the popularity of Palmer Cox's Brownies, one of the first popular handheld cameras was named after them, The Eastman Kodak Brownie camera.
There is no agreement between EKC and Palmer Cox. for using the Brownie character by Kodak.
In 1962 the last Brownie box was made.
What begun with the Brownie box camera "The Brownie" in 1900 U.S.A. ended with the Brownie
Flash II camera in Australia.
62 years the box model was produced and made place for the more popular and modern looked Starlet, Starflash, Starflex, Starmeter Brownies.
Brownies where made to the last, a compact moulded plastic cartridge loading pocket
camera made by Kodak Limited in 1980.
Brownie last models
The Kodak Brownie Box part from the Belgian Le Courrier du Kodak
No.1 -May 1949 including No.123 August 1959
Target cameras where produced and mostly sold in the U.S.A. Canadian from the first in 1932 until the last in 1952.
The name Target was used for the Hawk-Eye cameras as well for the Brownie cameras.
The cameras are very much the same as the Brownie Junior, Six-20 Boy Scout Brownie, Brownie Six-20 & Six-16
Some interesting articles from the Kodak Magazine
This camera is made with a lot of outside different's.
There are variants with the control information in the German language as well in the France language.
There are there different variations in the lens opening information
f11 or 8 U.S.(Uniform System)
The cameras are made with manufactured name on the front of the camera but also made
without, Kodak A.G. Dr.Nagel-Werk.-Stuttgart.
On this page you will find some some selected links about Kodak Brownie cameras,
Museums and Society's of Photographic Collectors.
From June 12 until 16 August 2008 there was a exhibition of the Remy Stellers Brownie collection at The SNS Historisch Centrum - Frans Walkate Archive in the Dutch town Kampen
Special version of the Brownie Special No.2
Camera with decorative front panel showing the hall of Science
the Chicago World's fair 1933 Century of progress.
Numbers made: 2000
The most important cardboard box ever?
(Fast PC only)
Kodak Single use cameras
Kodak Hawkeye box cameras
Remy Stellers box hawkeye collection supplemented with information and pictures of hawkeye cameras from the Internet
Kodak commercials taken from Youtube
Also on, www.youtube.com/user/remysteller/videos