Black and white photograph of a product display in the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd store in Sydney, New South Wales, circa 1950s. The display features a large rocket crashing into a pile of various Kodak products. There are also some Kodak products inside the rocket. A Santa Claus / Father Christmas dummy is next to this, holding a box of Verichrome film and a sign that says 'Gifts From Out of This World for You'.
This image 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
Shopfront display of cameras, accessories and photographic equipment. A model space rocket is inside the display case next to a mannequin dressed as Father Christmas.
Black and white photograph on medium weight 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, stamped reverse: 'PHOTOGRAPHY BY / I.C. Young & Richardson / 138 WALKER SST., NORTH SYDNEY / XB 3433 XB 3531 / When re-ordering prints please quote No. K1224-2.'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
249 mm (Width), 201 mm (Height)