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It's a Snap! George Eastman's First Photo

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ISBN-10: 0887768814

ISBN-13: 9780887768811

Edition: 2009

Authors: Monica Kulling, Bill Slavin

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In 1877 in Rochester, New York, George Eastman couldn't understand why picture-taking was so difficult. Having left school at fourteen to support his mother and two sisters, George decided to find out by making photography his hobby. He packed up glass plates, a plate holder, a tent, a heavy tripod, a thick piece of black cloth, a water jug, and chemicals and set off to take his first photograph. George realized that not many people could own a camera they were too expensive and the size of today's microwave ovens! But how could he make picture-taking easier? Eventually, George created dry plates, and they were such a success that he opened his own dry-plate company in 1881. But this was…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Tundra Book Group
Publication date: 8/11/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 32
Size: 8.27" wide x 10.31" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Bill Slavin is an award-winning children's book illustrator with over 50 books to his credit. His works include Stanley's Party and The Bear on the Bed. He lives in Millbrook, Ontario.