Disposable camera, Polaroid, late 1990’s or early 2000’s. Camera is essentially a plastic box with with a decorative cardboard case and film wound internally inside it. The camera’s user handed the entire camera in to a photo services center. The center would develop the photos and then dispose of the plastic camera shell. Collection, Katherine C. Grier. – (Evan Krape / University of Delaware)
Explore the history of disposability through object stories.