Black and white photograph captioned 'Display Windows Plaza Arcade' featuring a close up of one of the display windows of the Kodak Store in Perth, circa 1930s, promoting the Cine-Kodak. This store on Hay Street also backed onto Plaza Arcade and had a wholesale dealer at the Plaza Arcade end of the store.
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
Display window filled with cameras, promotional posters and projectors.
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: 'DISPLAY WINDOWS. / Plaza Arcade.'
Type of item
225 mm (Width), 215 mm (Height)
Overall dimension included mounting mat.