Black and white silver gelatin photograph of a section of a shop front window display in the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd store in Sydney, New South Wales, circa 1934 - 1941. The display contains Kodak Bantams, Six 16 Brownie cameras and a decorative, patterned trail of Kodak brochures. In the centre of this shot is a promotional poster for Kodachrome colour film.
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
Close up of a shop front display case. Cameras and accessories on floor of case, plus posters, a curved line of brochures in the forefront, labels and price tickets. A promotional poster for Kodachrome film is centre of frame.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph printed on light weight photographic paper, landscape 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, label on reverse: 'WINDOW BUREAU PHOTOGRAPH NO. 3A / Illustrating Floor Arrangement of display in Window Bureau / Photograph No. 3.' Text, sign in window: 'Capture/Colour! / The NEW COLOUR FILM / is ready to capture all the / GLORIOUS HUES OF LIFE / Natural Colour KODACHROME / is truly a MODERN MIRACLE! / Kodachrome / FOR MINIATURE CAMERAS.'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
261 mm (Width), 188 mm (Height)