This scrapbook was compiled by Kodak Australasia, Abbotsford, in the 1930s. It contains 61 promotional items produced before World War Two.
These include colour promotional material such as brochures and posters for Kodak products that were mainly made in Australia. The products include cameras, film, processing equipment and products, printing papers, moving footage products and equipment, and educational information on using Kodak products. The scrapbook contains special promotions such as advertising material relating to Christmas, scouting and tourism.
Advertising slogans include "Canberra calls your Kodak" and "Souvenir of 1938-39 Jambouree". It also contains advertising for specialist materials such as x-ray products for the medical and dentistry profession. This scrapbook is almost identical in content to object HT 20491.
Kodak manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to Australasia, such as film, paper, chemicals, cameras and miscellaneous equipment. Its client base included amateur and professional photographers, as well as specialist medical and graphic art professionals who used photography, x-ray and other imaging techniques.
This scrapbook is part of the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005 when the Melbourne manufacturing plant closed down.
Rectangular scrapbook bound by red plastic binding, contains brown paper pages wtih printing samples. Red plastic binding with hand written text in grey lead pencil in first top third of cover. The promotional materials range in size from 88 X 156 mm to 220 X 277 mm.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Text, hand written, front: AUST. PRE-WAR PRINTING/SAMPLES
Type of item
285 mm (Width), 356 mm (Height)