Summary

A leaflet advertising the release of a Christmas novelty Kodachrome Transparency Series of 35mm slides titled 'Santa Claus in Australia'. It begins 'Here's news for Christmas...JOLLY BRIGHT EXCITING...' and features an illustration of slide with a cartoon Santa Claus on a boat at sea. Below this it explains the entire plot of the series and their cost (Set of 8 for 1 pound, 15 shillings and sixpence). This leaflet was distributed nationally and on the reverse side it lists some other series available for purchase from Kodak dealers.

This item 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.

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.

Physical Description

DL sized glossy paper leaflet with black text and one colour image of a cartoon Santa Claus in a boat at sea, bordered with red ink and the words 'Kodachrome Transparency' printed in red ink above. On the reverse side there is black text and a decorative black border.

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