A colour photograph of Queen Street, Brisbane in the 1950s. In the centre of the photograph is the Kodak building, with large blue letters painted down the side of the white walls. Other businesses visible in the picture are the Royal Hotel, Commonwealth Savings Bank and LJ Hooker Real Estate. MacArthur Chambers are visible in the left foreground.
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 print 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.
Description of Content
Image of a streetscape. Buildings, cars, trams and people in image.
Colour photograph printed on light weight photographic paper with white border, landscape format.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
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Image Dimensions - Photograph
253 mm (Width), 203 mm (Height)