September 22, 2017

A Gentleman Named Delgado

George Eastman founded Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester, NY in 1880. Because he understood that he had to expand his enterprise and make photography accessible to everyone, he immediately decided to branch out and established branches in England and France. And soon after, in the 1890s, as his new photographic venture was taking hold in the US, Canada and Europe, he hired a Puerto Rican gentleman named Domingo Delgado.

Mr. Delgado set out to demonstrate and interest people in photography and traveled all over Central and South America and the Caribbean islands. He not only explained the magic of capturing and processing images but he also [Read more…]