What was the first box camera called in 1890?
It was called the Kodak Brownie camera. Kodak is still a leading maker of cameras today.
Some important dates in the timeline of the camera are the first daguerreotype camera in 1839, the panoramic camera patented by Thomas Sutton in 1859. and the Kodak box camera patented by George Eastman in 1888. In the 20th century, some important events are the inventions of the Polaroid camera in 1948 and the first digital cameras in the 1990s.
To take pictures, like any other camera. The Brownie Box camera by Kodak was one of the first mass produced ones and was named because it looked like a box. The earliest ones had to be sent to Kodak to have their film removed and replaced. They had no flash, no focus or aperature settings and worked outdoors.
The term camera comes from the Latin "camera obscura" which means dark chamber and was a small box with a mirror inside that would project an image onto a piece of glass. The first camera obscura was probably built by a man called Alhazen in the 11th century. Later, during the Renaissance, many artists like Leonardo Da Vinci used a camera obscura to trace a scene that they would later paint. So, the original camera…