Black and white film negative of a Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd basement storage area or warehouse facility, likely on Hay Street, Perth. There are multiple packing crates lined up in the centre of the image, stamped 'Fremantle' and shelves stacked with products, visible behind a set of stairs. The number 10319-6 is inscribed on the outer edge of the negative.

This is one of 3, numbered negatives of Perth facilities, contained within a box of Kodak Branch negatives and photographs. There are also 3 photographic prints of the images, produced at Illustrations Ltd, 870 Hay Street Perth.

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

Basement storage area with brick walls and concrete floor. Wooden crates and boxes stacked in centre of room, with shelves around the edge of the space, visible beyond a wooden staircase in the upper left of the image. To the far right is a workbench with tools.

Physical Description

Black and white negative, cellulose nitrate; landscape format; two triangular notches in upper corner.

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