Brownell's Patents


During his career as a camera designer Frank A. Brownell received over 50 patents. The first, in 1888, was for a camera attachment and the last, in 1908, was for a folding camera. The graphics for three Brownell patents are reproduced here. The first, No. 442,216 issued on December 9, 1890, relates to the Folding Kodak Patent No. 610,153 is related to the Folding Pocket Kodak and No. 689,159 is the No. 1 Panoramic Kodak Model A.