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Transcript of George Eastman
GEORGES EARLY LIFE WAS TOUGH
"To make the camera as convenient as a pencil"
THE NEW CAMERA IS BORN!!!
EARLY LIFE OF GEORGE EASTMAN!!!!
Realated Inventions to the Camera
George was the youngest of three children.His parents names were Maria Kilbourn (his mother) and George Washington Eastman (his father).He lost his father when he was eight,and was raised by his mother,Maria.His older sister,Katie,
died of Polio in 1870,while George was still a teenager.:(
Why a Camera,George?
George Eastmans new CAMERA
THATS ALL FOLKS!!!
Thats George Eastmans Life!!!!!!:)
He got the idea from a co-worker actually.George was going to Santo Domingo at the age of 24.When a co-worker suggested he make a record of the trip.The camera he bought , it needed a person who knew about chemistry.It also needed a bunch of powders and wet-plates.So George got to work on a new,portable,easy-to-use camera.In,1880,he leased a third story of a building and began to make dry-plates for sale.One of his first purchases a second-hand engine priced at $125.Eastmans first office was on the third floor of a building on State Street,in Rochester.