Black and white photograph of the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd shop interior in Townsville, Queensland, circa 1960s. This view shows a service counter with product arranged behind it on open shelving, photographs of the Woomera nuclear weapons research facility decorating the walls and a doorway leading through to a processing area and offices.
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
Main counter of a photographic shop. There is film, accessories and motion film on the shelves behind the counter, and on the walls are mounted photographs. A glass door leads through to a waiting room. The room is decorated with fluorescent lighting, lineoleum tiles and point of sale advertising.
Black and white photograph on medium weight paper, landscape 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
Text, stamped reverse: 'ARCH. FRALEY / CNR. STANLEY & STURT STS. / TOWNSVILLE / PHONE 5224'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
243 mm (Width), 196 mm (Height)
Photography, Industry, Manufacturing, Photographic Products, Retailing, Shops, Retail Displays, Retail Sales, Promotional Materials, Photographic Lighting Equipment, Photographic Film, Photographic Accessories, Movie Camera Films, Motion Picture Film Equipment