Black and white film negative featuring a portrait of a Queensland Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd branch manager in the 1930s, likely taken in Townsville.
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
Head and shoulder portrait of a man in suit and tie, with frameless pince nez glasses. He is seated against a dark curtained backdrop in a studio. and the lower half of the image has been blurred or shadowed.
Black and white film negative; cellulose nitrate; portrait 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 - Queensland, Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, circa 1930s
This man is pictured in a group photograph with the Townsville branch, circa 1930s. It is likely he is the branch manager there.
Negative, 6" X 8", Black & White
Type of item