Black and white, glass plate negative with black paper masking adhered to the edges. The negative features a cartoon of Adam and Eve at the gates of the Garden of Eden. Adam is taking a photograph with a folding camera. The caption is 'Kodak As You Go. Eve: Get as many snaps as you can, dear, they'll be nice for the children's album'.
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
Cartoon of a man and woman hurriedly leaving the gates of the Garden of Eden, where an angel with a sword angrily guard the entrance. The man, Adam, takes a picture with a camera. There are printed captions and artists acknowledgement beneath.
Glass negative; black & white; half plate. Black paper mask adhered to the edges of the emulsion side of the negative.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Glass Negative, Half Plate, Black & White
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Negative/s
165 mm (Width), 121 mm (Height)