Black and white silver gelatin photograph of the Kodak House building at 252 Collins St, Melbourne, in the 1940s.
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 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.
Description of Content
Image of a building exterior taken from across the street. Visible in the foreground are plaques for the Bank of Victoria and other companies. There is a truck parked on the street on the far left.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph printed on light weight photographic paper with white border, 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
Text, stamped reverse: COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC CO. PTY. LTD./217 QUEENSBERRY STREET, CARLTON, MELBOURNE, N.3./FJ 5266/WHEN ORDERING FURTHER PRINTS/PLEASE QUOTE -/No. K172-17.
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
175 mm (Width), 256 mm (Height)