Woman driving a motor car, c 1912.
© National Media Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Photograph taken with a Pocket Kodak camera. The wealthy middle-clases were not only enthusiasts for the motor car but also keen amateur photographers who used cameras to record the trappings of their extravagant lifestyles. However, even in 1912 when the Pocket Kodak was launched, the prospect of war threatened to change the social structure for ever.