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The Brownie
Original Brownie cameraGeorge Eastman House
George Eastman
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The Kodak Camera
The Kodak CameraWiki Commons
Put a Camera in Your Pocket
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Motion Pictures
Motion PicturesWiki Commons
Instamatic
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Apple Quicktake
Apple QuicktakeWiki Commons
Bankruptcy
BankruptcyReuters

As Kodak exits bankruptcy and puts 125 years in the photography industry behind it, we look back at the highlights of one of the most iconic companies.

The Eastman Kodak company sold its first camera, simply called the Kodak camera, in 1888 and over the intervening 125 years has become an instantly recognisable name in the imaging industry.

That however has all come to an end in New York after US bankruptcy judge Allan Gropper approved plans for the company to exit bankruptcy and become a company focused on creating, building and selling enterprise grade printers.

Here we look back at some of the most important milestones and details of the companies long and storied history.

This article was updated November 30, -0001 00:00 AM
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