Black and white photograph of a Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd shop interior wall lined with glass-fronted display cabinets containing photographic products, cameras and film. There is a stool at the far end for customers to sit on. The photograph is one of three of this location, taken in 1940 and kept by Mr J.S. Mortley, then Advertising Manager at Abbotsford.

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

Interior of a photographic shop. This view shows the display windows along one wall, with different product promotions in each one. There are framed photographs of agricultural shows above the display windows, and at the far end of the room is a stool for customers which is decorated like a box of film.

Physical Description

Black and white photograph on light weight paper; landscape format with white border.

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