Black and white film negative of the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd shop interior at 662 Hay Street, Perth. It features the working area behind the front counter, including a workstation with two typewriters, a shelf full of photographic paper and film products, various glass fronted retail cabinets and a window leading outside. The number 10319-1 is inscribed on the outer edge of the negative.
This is one of 3, numbered negatives of the Perth facilities contained within a box of Kodak Branch negatives and photographs. There are also 3 photographic prints of the images, produced at Illustrations Ltd, 870 Hay Street Perth
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
Wood panelled shop interior with counters, glass fronted display cabinets and products lining shelves. There is a workstation in the centre of the image, with two typewriters and a small desk behind that with a typewriter and chair. Windows in the back of the frame introduce light, and a man is visible through the panes.
Black and white negative, cellulose nitrate; portrait format with two triangular notches in upper corner.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Place & Date Depicted
Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd - Perth, Western Australia, Hay Street, Perth, Greater Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 1935
Based on calendar date in accompanying photograph, and the location of the photographic printers of the matching photographic prints.
Negative, 6" X 8", Black & White
Handwritten, top corner: '10319-1'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Negative/s
210 mm (Width), 160 mm (Height)