Monochrome photograph of a Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd exhibition stand at a Child Welfare Exhibition, circa 1930s. The display features a number of photographic posters and promotional slogans, along with glass counters full of cameras and accessories. In the background there is a section dedicated to 'Kodak Visual Education' with projectors and a screen arranged in the corner. Promotional slogans used in the display include: 'Good Snapshots of the Children are Easy with a Modern Kodak', 'Save Those Happy Youthful Smiles with a Kodak', 'Snapshots are sureshots with Kodak Verichrome Film', 'You can't have too many Kodak Pictures of the Children', 'Kodak Home Movies capture the Colour as well as the Action', and 'Children Never Grow Up in Kodak Snapshots'.
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
Kodak exhibition stand with framed photographs and posters mounted around the walls, two glass fronted display cabinets full of cameras and accessories, and 'Kodak' signs hanging above the display entrance. Projectors mounted on far wall beneath 'Kodak Visual Education' sign.
Monochrome photograph on medium weight paper; landscape format with white border.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Photograph, Black & White
Reverse, handwritten, pencil: 'Child Welfare'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
209 mm (Width), 149 mm (Height)
Retailing, Sales, Marketing, Photographic Equipment & Supplies, Photographic Products, Photographic Film, Retail Displays, Retail Display Materials, Signage, Cameras, Promotional Materials, Exhibitions, Child Welfare