The First Motorhome.

Built in 1910 on a 3 ton Packard Truck



chasis,it was 28ft. long and 61/2 ft.wide and it slept 11 people. Complete with an icebox,toilet and salon.This was on the road till 1924!

From 1901 till 1910 cars had beds,small kitchens and some had hot and cold running water !!!

Simple wooden structures were being built on car chasis until 1910…then TA-DAH…..The motorhome was born !!!

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The First Female Photographer ?




Anna Atkins (Children) Albumen print – 1861. Born in Kent,England -March 16,1799 – June 9,1871. Anna was a botanist and photographer ,she married John Atkins in 1825 and was elected to the London Botanical Society in 1839. Anna Atkins was known to use a camera in 1841.

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Others claim that Constance Talbot -1811-1880 is the first female photographer. Constance married William Henry Fox Talbot in 1832, he was a key figure in the early development of photography. No camera based photos survived by either woman, so the issue will likely never be resolved.


Constance Talbot-the only photograph known of her.

Cyanotypes by Anna Atkins.

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Photography Firsts.


Oldest surviving camera print B: Nicephore Niepce. 1826


First Double color photo By:James Clark Maxwell, 1861


First color print on paper, 1877.By: Louis


First photo with a person in it. Boulevard du Temple.By: Daguerre 1838


The first high speed photography animated image sequences photographed in real time .1878-1887. By: Eadweard Muybridge,Waugsberg.

National Institute of Standards and Technology
First photo scanned to a digital computer. By: Russell A. Kirsch. ( father of youngster) 30 years later in 1993, the younger Mr. Kirsch was scanned nightly on KGW-TV channel 8 in Portland, Oregon.

Other Notable Firsts:

1900- Kodaks 1st. Brownie Box Camera

1901- Kodak 120 film format.

1909- Kodak announces 35mm Safety Film for motion pictures.

1912- Vest Pocket ,Kodak, uses 127 film.

1914- 1st.feature film in color-“The World,The Flesh and The Devil”

1923- Harold Edgarton invents the Xenon Flash for strobe photography.

1925- Lieca introduces 35mm format to still photography.

1935- 1st. 135mm film cartridge introduced.

1948- The Hasselblad camera.

1948- Edwin H. Land = 1st. Polaroid instant camera.

1957- 1st. Asahi Pentex SLR.

1959- 1st. Nikon F.

1992- 1st. photo CD.

1995- Kodak DC40 and Apple Quicktake 100 – first digital consumer cameras.

2000- J-SH04 by Jphone -1st. mobile phone with a camera to take and share photos.

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Smitty the Smoocher -Part 2.

To save our house from massive destruction Mom decides to make me her hiking pal in training!! It is fun to explore all those trails out there in the Saguaro National Forest !!

I learned to stay far away from those things Mom calls ‘CA-Ca-tusses!’ We go way far and by the time we get home I want a cookie and a nap !!

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