Colour photograph of the interior of 'Kodak House' on Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania, circa 1959. Two female Kodak staff in matching dark green uniforms with pointed white collars stand behind the counter at the back of the store with streamers and balloons strung across the ceiling above them.
This image 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
Christmas themed shop interior. Two women at counter. Christmas decorations of ribbons and balloons on ceiling of shop area. There are glass fronted display cabinets on the right and low wooden service counters on the left. A table on the right side contains books and pamphlets. The door to the left of the women reads 'Wholesale Closed'.
Square colour photograph on lightweight paper with white border.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Place & Date Depicted
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
89 mm (Width), 89 mm (Height)
Photography, Industry, Manufacturing, Photographic Products, Retailing, Shops, Shopfronts, Retail Displays, Retail Sales, Cameras, Photographic Accessories, Christmas, Staff, Photographic Processing, Wholesale Trade