Never forget

Never forget1920

Drawing table

An ergonomic drawing table from the beginning of the 1900s that let creative people work in comfort. (From the catalogue 1926.)

Never forget2000

T-shirt with photo

Even if the resolution isn’t always the best, a photo-decorated T-shirt always conveys a clear message.

Never forget1950

The Amateur Photographer”

In K.O. Sjöström’s book The Amateur Photographer, the reader learned about how a camera worked, how to develop and enlarge pictures, and depth-of-field tables. (From the catalogue 1951.)

Never forget2000

Disposable sports camera

A robust and water-proof camera that could be used on beaches, mountains and hiking. This particular version could also handle being up to three metres under water, to a depth of three metres. (From the catalog 2003.)

Never forget1920

Paint box

A solid paint box for the oil artist of the early 1900s. The walnut box contained a colour palette, and also 12 paint tubes, six brushes and drawing charcoal.

Never forget1950

Film camera

The affordable and simple Kodak Brownie camera appeared in 1900. The versions that followed become “my first still camera” for many, including star photographer Slim Aarons. This film version was released in 1955 and used 8-millimetre film. The last in the series (a still photo version) came 1986. (From the catalogue 1955.)

Never forget1960

Camera flash

The mid-1900s saw the detachable flash that you could mount on your camera. A great advantage to this was that the flash didn’t take energy from the camera but had its own battery. (From the catalogue 1966.)

Never forget1990

Slide projector

Slide projectors were for a long time the only way to terrorize your neighbours with your holiday photographs. And long into the 2000s they were also a given item in any classroom.

Never forget1930

Rubber eraser

This eraser features 80 grams of rubber with a brush for those who want to erase quickly before the ink dries. (From the catalogue 1933.)

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