Box for Kodak Film Pack, 12 exposures, manufactured by Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Abbotsford, to develop before 01 June 1930.

This product 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.

Physical Description

Empty yellow cardboard box; opened; printed in red, black and yellow colour scheme.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    Kodak Heritage Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Images & Image Making

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005

  • Acknowledgement

    Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.

  • Manufacturer

    Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Abbotsford, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, pre 1930

  • Date Inscribed

    01 Jun 1930
    Develop Before date.

  • Inscriptions

    Front, printed: 12 / Exposures / 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 / (8 x 10 1/2 cm) / Kodak / Film Pack / For use in Film Pack cameras or in / plate cameras with film pack adapter / MANUFACTURED BY / KODAK (Australasia) PTY. LTD., / Works: Melbourne, Australia. / The film in this package has been made with greater care, and while it will be replace if found / to be defective in manufacture, it is sold without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied.' Back, printed: 'The same qualities which have made Kodak film a universal / standard are embodied in KODAK FILM PACK film. / This carton contains one pack carrying twelve 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 film / exposures. / Do not break nor tear the black paper safety cover. / [...] EMULSION No. DEVELOP BEFORE' Back, stamped, black ink: '1 JUN 1930'

  • Classification

    Manufacturing & industry, Photographic products, Packaging

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline


  • Type of item


  • Overall Dimensions - Closed

    140 mm (Width), 18 mm (Depth), 102 mm (Height)

  • Keywords

    Photographic Products, Photographic Film, Packaging Boxes, Marketing, Retailing