Black and white photograph of the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd shop interior in Townsville, Queensland, circa 1960s. This view shows the service counters with product arranged within the glass-fronted counters and behind the counters on open shelving.
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
Main counter of a photographic shop. On the right is the glass fronted counter with till and chemical products behind on shelving, On the left is another counter with a small merchandising unit on it. Between them is some projection equipment.
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: 'ARCH. FRALEY / CNR. STANLEY & STURT STS. / TOWNSVILLE / PHONE 5224'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
242 mm (Width), 195 mm (Height)
Photography, Industry, Manufacturing, Photographic Products, Retailing, Shops, Retail Displays, Retail Sales, Promotional Materials, Photographic Lighting Equipment, Photographic Film, Photographic Accessories, Chemicals, Projector Accessories