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Case - Camera, No. 1 Kodak Jr, New York, 1914-1915 Document Reg. No: HT 25304 1

No. 1 Kodak Jr camera and leather case, manufactured by Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester, New York, 1914-1915. The camera was used by Sister Selina Lily (Lil) Mackenzie to record her experiences in Egypt serving with the 1st Australian General Hospital, 1915-1917. The 1st AGH was located in the Heliopolis Palace Hotel on the north-eastern edge of Cairo.
Original brown leather case for folding camera.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Rosemary McArthur, 2010
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 195 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: world war i 1914-1918, nursing, photography, photographic equipment
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Personal Effects
Tertiary Classification: photography
Inscriptions: Handwritten on inside flap of leather case: Lily Mackenzie/ 1915/ Cairo/ Egypt
Manufacturer: Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, United States of America, 1914-1915
Original Owner: Sister Selina Mackenzie, Cairo, Egypt, 1915-1917

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