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Published by Silver Burdett Press in Morristown, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Eastman, George, 1854-1932 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Eastman, George, 1854-1932.,
  • Photographic industry -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Inventors.,
  • Photography -- History.

Book details:

About the Edition

Describes the life of the man who revolutionized photography by developing a camera simple enough for anyone to use.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 130-131) and index.

StatementBurnham Holmes.
SeriesPioneers in change
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTR140.E3 H65 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination138 p. :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1532875M
ISBN 100382241703, 0382241762
LC Control Number91010542

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George Eastman was born on J , in Waterville, New York. In , he opened the Eastman Dry Plate and Film Company. His first camera, the Kodak, was sold in and consisted of a box Born: I would definitely recommend this book if you have a general interest in the history of photography, George Eastman and the history of Eastman Kodak. I'm looking for a bit more on the personality of Mr. Eastman and his relationship with other inventors of the day like Thomas Edison/5(8).   Now back in print, this life of George Eastman is the first biography since of the man who transformed the world of photography. In this revealing and informative work, Brayer shows us how such key innovations as roll film and the light, hand-held camera helped the Eastman Kodak Company dominate the world market.4/5. Now back in print, this life of George Eastman is the first biography since of the man who transformed the world of photography. In this revealing and informative work, Brayer shows us how such key innovations as roll film and the light, hand-held camera helped the Eastman Kodak Company dominate the world market. More importantly, Brayer draws a vivid portrait of the man behind the money.5/5(1).

The youngest of three children, George Eastman was born to Maria Kilbourn and George Washington Eastman on J in the village of Waterville, some 20 miles southwest of Utica, in upstate New York. The house on the old Eastman homestead, where his father was born and where George spent his early years, has since been moved to the. This graphic novel was a rather short but beautifully illustrated and detailed graphic novel telling the story of Kodak founder George Eastman's first camera invention. As a big fan of traditional film myself, Eastman is my favorite inventor and so it was really great to read a graphic novel about the first product that the Kodak corporation sold/5. Rochester, N.Y., April 8, —The George Eastman Museum is postponing the 6th Nitrate Picture Show, originally scheduled for June 4–7, , until June 3–6, Given the ongoing COVID pandemic, the museum has decided not to present the film festival in this calendar year. Related Collections: D.4, the Eastman-Butterfield Collection, a set of notes, interviews and printed information gathered as the resource material for a proposed biography of Eastman;; D, the Bachmann (Lawrence) Papers, also a collection of notes and a draft of a proposed biography of Eastman; and; D, the George Eastman House Construction Papers, , which consists of.

George Eastman, (born J , Waterville, New York, U.S.—died Ma , Rochester, New York), American entrepreneur and inventor whose introduction of the first Kodak camera helped to promote amateur photography on a large scale.. After his education in the public schools of Rochester, New York, Eastman worked briefly for an insurance company and a bank. Plot. In , George Eastman (Montgomery Clift), the poor nephew of rich industrialist Charles Eastman (Herbert Heyes), arrives in town following a chance encounter with his uncle while working as a bellhop in a Chicago elder Eastman invites George to visit him if and when he ever comes to town, and the ambitious young man takes advantage of the by: Franz Waxman, Daniele Amfitheatrof uncredited. This life of George Eastman is the first biography since of the man who transformed the world of photography. As a year-old bank clerk, Eastman bought his first camera and began simplifying the cumbersome and messy wet-plate process. With only two years' experience, he patented a dry-plate coating machine and began selling photographic plates. George Eastman's inexpensive, popular camera ushered in the modern age. Here, in this essay by award-winning historian Bernard Weisberger, is his amazing and ultimately tragic story.