Black and white photograph of the shop front window display in Kodak Australasia Limited's retail store on Queen Street, Brisbane, circa 1914 - 1918.
The display is focused on the concept of 'Pictures from Home' as a wartime aid to those serving overseas in World War I.
This photograph 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.
Description of Content
Image of shop front product display, with Kodak (Australasia) Ltd and 'Kodak' embossed in the skirting beneath the window. Cameras on tripods and packets of film in display case. Images of soldiers and a family in case. Red cross flags hung across the window.'Kodak' and decorative pattern painted/ inlaid in front step.
Black and white silver gelatin print on medium weight paper, portrait format
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, Black & White
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
200 mm (Width), 149 mm (Height)
Photography, Retailing, Sales, Marketing, Photographic Equipment & Supplies, Buildings, Shopfronts, Retail Displays, Retail Display Materials, Signage, Cameras, World War I, 1914-1918, War Effort, War Portraits