Black and white photograph 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.
This is one of 3 photographs of the Perth facilities, printed at Illustrations Ltd, 870 Hay Street Perth. These photographs were contained within a box of other Kodak Branch negatives and photographs, where there were also 3 matching numbered negatives.
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.
Black and white photographic print, full plate, 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
Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd - Perth, Western Australia, Perth, Greater Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 1935
Based on calendar date in accompanying photograph, and the location of the photographic printers.
Photograph, 6" X 8", Black & White
Reverse, stamped: '[...]Ilustrations Ltd. / BUNGALOW BUILDINGS - 870 HAY STREET, PERTH / YOUR REFERENCE NO. 10319-6 / Photographs' Reverse, handwritten, pencil: 'No 5'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
199 mm (Width), 149 mm (Height)