Letter written to 'Educators' from Neville Hesketh, Manager of Photo Information Services, Marketing Communication, Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd.

The letter introduces the final two posters in the series 'Capture Your Friends on Kodak Film'. The posters in this set are of a possum and a seal. The letter is part of a promotional campaign 'Capture Your Friends on Kodak Film'. The campaign, aimed at school children, encouraged photography of Australian native animals.

This letter 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 closed down.

Physical Description

Typed letter with red and yellow Kodak letterhead.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    Kodak Heritage Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Images & Image Making

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005

  • Acknowledgement

    Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.

  • Place & Date Created

    Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Coburg, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Sep 1983

  • Inscriptions

    Printed: 'September 1983 / Dear Customers, / After several years of producing popular animal posters, our final / animal selection is now enclosed for your use - we've chosen 2 / Australian mammals - a 'Brush Tailed Possum' and 'Fur Seal' - / and trust they'll be well recieved by your students. / If you've found these 50 x 75 cm (20 x 30") size posters useful for / teaching purposes, similar sized photos are readily available from / your own 35mm siz colour slides or negatives - we've actually enclosed / a coupon which entitles you to two discounted poster prints of your / choice - for $15.00 per poster print (which represents more than 20% / saving on each poster print), this offer will apply until October 31, / 1983, through any Kodak dealer, or your nearest Kodak shop. / We have some more good news too - in 1984, we'll be supplying a range / of Australian flower posters, complete with a teacher's guide, student / fact sheet, and student quiz - this range is being produced in liaison / with the National Botantic Gardens in Canberra, and, for schools who / have not yet requested inclusion on our 1984 mailing list, please let / us know promptly - we have limited quantities of each poster, and can / only supply interested schools on a 'first come basis'. / Yours sincerely, / [signature] / N.S. Hesketh / Manager / Photo Information Services / Marketing Communications. / [return address to Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd in Coburg]'

  • Classification

    Photography, Retailing & service, Promotional materials

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline


  • Type of item


  • Overall Dimensions - Unrolled

    208 mm (Width), 296 mm (Height)

  • Keywords

    Photography, Retailing, Advertising, Marketing, Promotional Materials, Posters, Cameras, Letters, Stickers