Black and white, 1/4 plate glass negative of the shopfront display at Sydney's Kodak branch at 379-381 George Street, circa September 1932-1934. The promotion is for Kodak Cine Movie Cameras, with a specific focus on the Kodak Cine Eight Models. There are cameras and accessories throughout the display with multiple signs and price tickets throughout. The main slogans include 'For those who want to get the most out of life: We suggest Home Movies', 'Could anything but Movies do justice to a growing baby?' and 'Honeymoon snapshots are wonderful but Honeymoon Movies are marvelous!' There is a sign in the lower right for free camera repairs in September.

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

Shopfront display featuring a window full of Kodak merchandise (movie cameras and accessories) and various signs and labels. Around the top of the inner display case are framed photographs of Sydney Harbour. There is a sign in the lower right for free camera repairs in September. The window glass has decorative glass 'garlands' etched into it around the top. Kodak Ltd is cast into the front, exterior skirting of the window, and 'Baker & Rouse' is similarly cast into the skirting inside the entranceway.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin glass negative, quarter plate, landscape format

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