Scrapbook that was compiled by Kodak Australasia. It contains archival items produced between 1962-68.
They include 'advertorials', or small articles which were essentially Kodak advertising presented as content. The articles promoted photography in general, reviewed Kodak products, and discussed photographic awards, industry developments and general Kodak news. Products included film cartridges, photographic film, movie cameras and film cameras. Article examples included, 'Camera - Film Cartridge System Marks New Era'. 'Rapid Loading for Instamatic Movie Cameras', included in 'Photographic Feature' by Will Sneyd in the Brisbane Telegraph March 1967, 'Through a Lens Darkly, and 'New Tri-X Sheet Film Out'.
Publications include: Castlemaine Mail, Richmond News, Parramatta & Hill News, Engineering Australia and Australian Photo Dealer.
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.
Large, leather bound scrapbook with black cover and red leather binding along the spine. It has approximately 250 off-white paper pages containing magazine and newspaper clippings. Scrapbook has large amounts of archival material within the first 100 pages, but the remaining 3/5ths of the book is blank. Each clipping is glued in, with some sticky-taped, and a few loose in the scrapbook.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Spine, embossed, gold text: 'Scrap / Book'
Type of item
415 mm (Width), 85 mm (Depth), 501 mm (Height)