those wonderful old Graflex cameras of yesteryear

portrait by a Graflex camera – Vanity Fair 1922

Toronto. what a great year! 1922. And Folmer and Schwing, a Kodak division at the time, advertised in Vanity Fair with this attractive portrait of a little girl.

Charming portrait. Charming camera. The Folmer & Schwing company had a complicated history, beginning in New York City as a bicycle compny.

The cameras became the standard tool of news  photographers and even have their own collector’s society and journal. My thanks to George Dunbar for discovering this 1922 portrait advertisement for such an historical camera.

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