Portrait of Anna Rouse, on a footpath in Sydney. She is seen here dressed in elegant daywear, outside Beard Watson & Co, a high end furniture and furnishings shop in George Street Sydney.

Beard Watson & Co was located at 359-363 George Street, while Kodak's Sydney branch was nearby at 379-381 George Street, so Mrs Rouse may have been on her way to meet her husband or perhaps just shopping. This photograph may have been taken by a street photographer.

Anna Rouse was the wife of Kodak Australasia Pt Ltd executive John Joseph (JJ) Rouse and mother of Edgar Rouse, also a Kodak executive.

JJ Rouse was a co-founder of photographic company Baker & Rouse and then a founding managing director of Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, based in Sydney.

Description of Content

Older woman in skirt suit, with an ornate hat, fox stole, white gloves and a walking stick on a street with pedestrians outside a shop window display and entrance. The other pedestrians in the background are older women and an older man, dressed in coats and hats.

Physical Description

Digital file. Digital copy of an original photograph which was black and white, portrait orientation, with white border.

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