A photograph of a woman in a swimming costume taking a photograph, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1935. This photograph was probably taken for advertising or promotional use. The camera is a Kodak Six-20 Brownie, first produced in 1934. The metal front panel is decorated in an 'Art Deco' style. From the Kodak Collection at the National Science & Media Museum. 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. It also contains work by known photographers such as Frank Meadow Sutcliffe and Paul Martin.
Woman taking a photograph, about 1935