Letter written to Kodak education customers from Neville Hesketh, Manager of Photo Information Services, Marketing Communication.

The letter introduces two posters in the bird series produced by Kodak with the Bird Observers Club and also mentions the National Botanic Gardens series and other educational posters relating to photography.

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 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, Feb 1986

  • Organisation Named

    Bird Observers Club

  • Organisation Named

    National Botanic Gardens

  • Inscriptions

    Printed: 'February 1986 / Dear Customer, / School posters continue to be a popular subject with teachers and / students, so, for 1986, we've maintained this program by providing / 3 colourful posters, and their related project sheets, for your use. / Thanks to the Bird Observers' Club in Victoria, we have been able to / produce delightful 'Pink Cockatoo' and 'Rainbow Lorikeet' parrot / posters and fact sheets, and these are enclosed with our compliments. / The Australian National Botanic Gardens staff in Canberra have again / assisted us with a 'Floral Emblems of Australia' poster kit, and we / believe this will be a valuable and useful teaching aid for a range / of class teachers. / Kodak in Australia also provides many other services for schools - / if you teach photography, 3 specific leaflets (see below) are avail- / able free on request from your nearest Kodak locations, or by contact- / ing our Photo Information staff direct (353 2801 for Metropolitan / Melbourne area, or 008 339 801 toll-free for other locations) - titles / are 'Teaching Photography', 'Photography as a Career' and 'Photography / Courses in Australia'. / Wishing you a successful 1986. / Yours sincerely, / [signature] / N.S. Hesketh / Manager / Photo Information Services / Marketing Communications. / [black and white image of posters] / [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, Schools, Education Kits