Black and white film negative of the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd building 'Kodak House' 252 Collins Street, Melbourne, taken September1935. This street view shows cars parked along the street, pedestrians walking along the footpath and the 6-7 storey Kodak building is in the centre of frame.
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.
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Street view of highrise buildings, with Kodak House in the centre of frame. Cars are parked on the street out front and lots of people are walking or standing along the footpath. The large round clock on the Kodak building reads seven past four in the afternoon.
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.
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Negative, 6" X 8", Black & White
Reverse, handwritten: 'KODAK SEPT'35'
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