Colour photograph of a display promoting Kodak Microfilm Readers, specifically the Recordak Lodestar Reader-Printer with Image control keyboard, the Magnaprint Reader and the Recordak Reader Filler Model 600. The display features photographic and text panels with products laid out in front.
This is one of a group of images taken of the displays at an Open House (Open Day) at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory in Coburg,1964.
It 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
Display panel hung against red curtained backdrop with table beneath laid out with microfilm products. On the panel are two photographs of women at microfilm readers with accompanying text panels.
Colour photograph on light weight paper; portrait format with off-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
Reverse, stamped, red ink: 'THIS IS A / KODACOLOR PRINT / Made by Kodak' Reverse, watermark: 'A KODAK PAPER'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
121 mm (Width), 88 mm (Height)
Open Days, Photographic Equipment & Supplies, Photographic Products, Promotional Materials, Exhibitions, Factories, Marketing, Photographic Processing Equipment, Displays, Microfilm, Office Equipment, Microfilming