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George Eastman Issue

3c George Eastman single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1062
Description:

This George Eastman Issue stamp honors George Eastman, the inventor of the photographic dry plates, flexible film and Kodak camera. The Kodak camera was the first camera designed specifically for roll film. It was mass-produces with standardized equipment and was marketed to amateur photographers. Eastman was a philanthropist whose money was donated to various universities and organizations to help fund ways to help people’s health and well-being.

United States; New York; George Eastman; Kodak; camera; photography; art; film; science; philanthropist; charity; portrait

Date:
July 12, 1954
Medium:
paper; ink (violet brown); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5145
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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