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No. 1A Gift Kodak Camera

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No. 1A Gift Kodak Camera

Artwork Details

Artist/Maker

Walter Dorwin Teague (American, 1883–1960), designer
Eastman Kodak Company, American, established 1892, manufacturer

Date

1930

Medium

Wood, chrome, and leather

Accession #

1987.99.1

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 8 x 1 1/2 inches

Location

On View - Stent Family Wing, Level 3, Gallery 310

Description

Walter Dorwin Teague actively promoted Machine Age aesthetics in his designs. The use of a personal cameras was still a luxury, and this elegant version with its geometric styling and chromed elements indicated the sophistication and modernity of its owner.

Credit

Purchase with funds from the Decorative Arts Acquisition Trust in honor of David G. Hayes, Chairman of the Friends of the Decorative Arts