Black and white photograph captioned 'Perth Building Hay Street Entrance'. featuring a street view of the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd Store on Hay Street, Perth, circa 1930s. It shows the entrance for neighbouring business 'Hilary's Frock Shop'
This is one of a collection of fourteen photographs, mounted on cardboard album pages with captions, of Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd's retail store on Hay Street, Perth. These images are 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
Building exterior featuring recessed entranceways with display windows, signage above, including a vertical 'Kodak' neon sign, and 'Kodak House' written at the top of the building. Power lines visible in foreground.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph; portrait format with white border. Photograph is glued to a green-brown cardboard page with typed caption underneath.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Photograph, See Dimensions, Black & White
Caption, typed, blue ink: 'PERTH BUILDING / Hay Street Entrance.'
Type of item
215 mm (Width), 225 mm (Height)
Overall dimension included mounting mat.