This scrapbook was compiled by Kodak Australasia, by the branch at 379 George Street Sydney, and contains 23 archival items produced during and shortly after World War Two that relate to New South Wales.
These include invitations and catalogues relating to Kodak sponsored photographic exhibitions in New South Wales; correspondence relating to the recycling of film spools during war time rationing, changes in sales personnel and processes due to war time rationing, and increases in retail costs for developing and printing photographs; as well as mail order request cards, and Christmas cards.
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.
This scrapbook 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 at Coburg closed down.
Large paper scrapbook with red plastic binding and brown paper pages. Red and yellow label on centre of front cover displaying kodak logo and address on left hand side with typed black text on right hand side. Inside letters, brochures and cards are have been pasted in. The back is attached allowing the front to open where the item has multiple pages that can open out. Leaflets range in size from 85 x 133 mm to 25 x 260 mm.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Sydney, Kodak (Australasia) Pty. Ltd., 379 George Street, Sydney, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1940-1951
Most of the archival items in this scrapbook have dates which provide a date span for the book.
Text, printed, black and yellow, front left;* VERICHROME*PANATOMIC-X*SUPER-XX*/Made in/Australia/Kodak/FILM/from/KODAK/(AUSTRALASIA PTY LTD)/379 GEORGE STREET SYDNEY Text, typed, black ink, front right; Book 2./SPECIMEN CIRCULAR LETTERS/AND/INVITATIONS-
Type of item
287 mm (Width), 10 mm (Depth), 357 mm (Height)