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Post  eddie on Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:23 pm

Women in focus: the Kodak girl – in pictures

The Kodak product was marketed, in the beginning, at women, who often took a central role in advertising. In 1893 the Kodak girl, a character embodying independence and travel, began to appear in publicity shots. As the Eastman Kodak company files for bankruptcy, we reproduce some images from history.

guardian.co.uk, Thursday 19 January 2012 13.26 GMT

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Post  eddie on Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:24 pm


Camera catalogue, Blair Camera Company, around 1902. Cover shows a woman holding the No 3 Folding Weno Hawk-EyePhotograph: Martha Cooper Collection, 2011

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Post  eddie on Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:27 pm


Tis Kodak Simplicity: advertisement featuring the Kodak Girl in The Cosmopolitan magazine Photograph: Martha Cooper Collection, 2011

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Post  eddie on Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:29 pm


Kodakery, advertisement (source unknown), 1902 Photograph: Martha Cooper Collection, 2011

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Post  eddie on Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:32 pm


Postcard, postmarked 1906 New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Atlantic City – Kodaking on the Beach Photograph: Martha Cooper Collection, 2011

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Kodak catalogue, early 20th centuryPhotograph: Martha Cooper Collection, 2011

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Post  eddie on Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:38 pm


All out-doors invites your Kodak: advertisement in Collier's magazine, 1911Photograph: Martha Cooper Collection, 2011

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Post  eddie on Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:41 pm


Yours Truly, The Kodak Girls: Postmarked 1913 Hamilton, Canada Photograph: Martha Cooper Collection, 2011

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Kodak catalogue, 1914. Martha Cooper collection, 2011 Photograph: Martha Cooper Collection, 2011

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French Kodak catalogue, around 1918. Martha Cooper Collection, 2011 Photograph: Martha Cooper Collection, 2011

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Visit your man in the service with SNAPSHOTS: advertisement (source unknown), 1940sPhotograph: Martha Cooper Collection, 2011

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Kodak girl. Silver gelatin printPhotograph: Martha Cooper Collection, 2011

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Post  eddie on Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:56 pm


'Thornton' CyanotypePhotograph: Martha Cooper Collection, 2011

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Silver gelatin printPhotograph: Martha Cooper Collection, 2011

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