Children in a classroom, c 1905.

 
Children in a classroom, c 1905.
4 0 c m
 
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 32cm

Description

Snapshot photograph of three children in a school classroom or home nursery, taken by an unknown photographer. Originally a shooting term, the word 'snapshot' was first linked with photography in the late 1850s, when it was used to describe a photograph taken with a brief exposure. Over time, snapshot came to mean any amateur photograph taken with a simple camera. The origins of popular photography can be traced back to George Eastman's [1854-1932] introduction of the first Kodak camera in 1888. Snapshots are informal, personal records of everyday life and experiences.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10428308

© NMeM / Kodak Collection / Science & Society

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