Scrapbook compiled by Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd. It contains approximately 181 archival items produced 1937-1954.

The archival items include promotional clippings and advertisement proofs for Kodak products. The products and subjects include Cine-Kodak, copying and enlarging apparatus, developing and printing service, Eastman plastic Tenite products, flash photography, home movies, Kodak gift campaigns, Kodak photographic exhibition, motion picture cameras, outdoor and travel photography, photographic film, photographic prints, photographic supplies and service, Photostat, projectors, sound film projectors, tripods, x-ray dental photography.

Advertising slogans include 'a Kodak saves all you see!' and 'Kodak photography, the best hobby of all.' Advertising material has been prepared by Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.

Advertising clippings and proofs relate to the following publications:
10th National Dental Congress, Adelaide Chronicle, Adelaide Show Catalogue, Amcal Baby Book, Apex, Antics, Armidale Express Centenary Supplement, Aust. And N.Z. Ski Year Book, Aust. Plastics Year Book, Australian Aquatic Annual, Australian Pastoral Annual, Battle, Brisbane Cine Camera Club Catalogue, Brisbane R.A.S. Show, Bushwalker Annual, Cairns Jubilee Year Book, Careers - an Argus Souvenir, Centaur, Christian Book Almanac, Church of England Boys Society, Commonwealth Trades Alphabet, Contact, Country Life Annual, Cruiseguide Sydney Harbour, Dept. Of Labour and Industry Dramatic Club, Drama and the School, Film and Musical Evening Programme, Goulburn International Salon of Photography, I.V.P. Programme, Jargon, Legacy Younger Set, Lutheran Almanac, Master Melbourne Camera Club, Melbourne Chamber Of Commerce, Melbourne Film Festival, Melbourne Souvenir Zoo Book, Mother's Day Gala Performance, Mufti, Murray Valley Annual, National Photographic Annual, Northern Tasmanian Fisheries Report, One Hundred of the Best, Outpost, Pacific Islands Schedule, Pacific Islands Year Book, Perth Show Schedule of Buses, Pharmaceutical Society of Vic. Year Book, Police Citizens Boys Club Carnival Programme, Police Rowing Club Annual, Polo Association - Countess Of Dudley Cup, Postal Notes, Press Photographers Jubilee, Queensland Annual, Queensland Industries Fair, Queensland Show Schedule, R.A.A.F. Annual, Red Cross Younger Set, Rockhampton Agricultural Society, Rose Bay Association Annual, Royal Agricultural Society, Royal Empire Outlook Bulletin, Science Year Book, South Western Times Annual, Sydney Players Club Programme, Tapestry Exhibition Catalogues, Tennis Easter Souvenir Programme, The Dominican, The Examiner Annual Amateur Cine Club Programme, Town and Country Polo, Townsville Show Catalogue, Universal Business Directory, Western Mail Annual, Wollongong Camera Club Catalogue

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 scrapbook 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.

Physical Description

Large paper scrapbook with 95 brown paper pages, plus brown paper front and back cover bound with a cardboard spine and cotton string. The scrapbook contains black and white and colour advertising clippings and promotional material on matte and gloss paper. A square yellow label is adhered to the front cover. A two-page typed index in a paper fold out on the inside front cover lists the contents in black ink. Each page is numbered in the top right hand corner in and the contents of each page handwritten in the top centre. The promotional materials range in size from 113 mm (W) x 186 mm (H) to 227 MM (W) x 327 mm (H).

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