Shopfront display 'Photography and the Nation's War Effort' showing cameras, photographs, photographic accessories and equipment.
One of fifty-six photographs in an album depicting Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd shop front window displays from the mid-1930s. Windows generally featured product promotions for film or cameras, as well as photographic exhibitions to attract crowds to the store. Exhibitions featured Mt Everest, the British Royal family, Australian farming, and images from famous photographers, for example Frank Hurley.
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
Shopfront display of cameras, photographs, photographic accessories and equipment.
Black and white photograph.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Based on contents of photographic exhibitions seen in these photographs.
Photograph, Black & White
Text: PHOTOGRAPHY/and the Nation's WAR EFFORT/from this modern Australian/KODAK FACTORY/comes a steady stream of/photographic supplies for/the war needs of every/Defence Arm.
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
254 mm (Width), 196 mm (Height)