Monochrome photograph of a Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd photographic exhibition circa 1940s titled 'Meet the Australians', which features framed photographs mounted in a lower floor gallery, organised into different themes including 'People', 'Industry', 'Domestic', 'Children', 'Wine' and 'Learning'.
This photograph 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 exhibition in low ceilinged room with timber staircase at the rear, decorated with the Australian flag and chequerboard tiles beneath. Photographs are mounted and affixed to display panels with carpet beneath. There is a small table with plants in the foreground.
Monochrome photograph on light weight paper; landscape format with white border.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, Black & White
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
259 mm (Width), 202 mm (Height)