Black and white photograph captioned 'Interior View of Hay Street Shop Counters & Wall Cases' featuring an interior view of the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd Store on Hay Street, Perth, circa 1930s. This view shows a photographic exhibition of naval vessels along the right wall.
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
Interior of store with photographic exhibition along one wall in angled, moveable display panels, featuring photographs of Naval ships. On the left is a glass topped service counter with glass-fronted display cabinets behind. Offices and doorways at rear of shot.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph; landscape 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: ' INTERIOR VIEW OF HAY ST. SHOP. / Counters & Wall Cases.'
Type of item
225 mm (Width), 215 mm (Height)
Overall dimension included mounting mat.