Family photographs in an elaborate frame, mid-late 19th century.
© NMeM / Kodak Collection / Science & Society
Heavily re-touched portrait photographs displayed in a keepsake, from the Kodak Collection at the National Museum of Photography, Film & Television. This collection of photographs, equipment and printed material tracing the history of photography, was assembled by Kodak Limited and acquired from them in the mid-1980s. As well as approximately 200,000 photographs, the Collection includes nearly 10,000 items of photographic and cinematic equipment as well as books and printed ephemera. The Collection is especially strong in the area of popular photography. It includes examples of most of the products made by Kodak Limited and thousands of snapshots, dating back to the 1880s.