Black and white full plate glass negative of the interior of a Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd retail showroom - a wide wooden room, walls lined with counters, and display cabinets. In the foreground are several large pieces of Kodak equipment for use by professional photographers - a Kodak Roll Film Dryer and large studio plate cameras. A woman is visible inside the lift shaft at the rear, right of the image. There is a door at the back of the room leading to the Medical Department.
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
Photographic sales showroom - a wide wooden room, walls lined with counters, and display cabinets. In the foreground are several large pieces of Kodak equipment - a Kodak Roll Film Dryer cupboard and large studio plate cameras. A woman is visible inside the lift shaft at the rear, right of the image. A door at the back of the room is marked 'Medical Department'.
Black and white glass negative, full plate, landscape format
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Negative, Whole Plate, Black & White
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Negative/s
254 mm (Width), 203 mm (Height)