Colour photograph of a Kodak Open House display featuring several tables of Kodak cameras, specifically the Graflex, Kodak Retina, and Rollei, all with accessories. The Rollei and Retina are both promoted as 'systems' of photography.
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
Corner of a brick-walled room with linoleum tiled floor and three wooden tables set up around the walls, laden with cameras and boxes of photographic products.
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 Oct., 1964' 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, Photographic Developers, Cameras