Black and white photograph of the shop front window display in Kodak Australasia Limited's retail store on Queen Street, Brisbane, circa 1914 - 1918.
The display is titled 'An Exhibition of War Photographs' and features mounted photographs of soldiers and ships in World War I.
This photograph 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 at Coburg closed down.
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.
Description of Content
Image of shop front product display, with Kodak (Australasia) Ltd and 'Kodak' embossed in the skirting beneath the window.Lead lighting panels run around top of the window. Window is filled with mounted photographs of soldiers and ships, with decorative satin cloth forming patterns around the space.
Black and white silver gelatin print on medium weight paper, portrait format
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, Black & White
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
165 mm (Width), 215 mm (Height)
Photography, Retailing, Sales, Marketing, Photographic Equipment & Supplies, Buildings, Shopfronts, Retail Displays, Retail Display Materials, Signage, Cameras, World War I, 1914-1918, War Effort, Warships, Soldiers