Black and white photograph of a crowd of people at a Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd exhibition stand, circa 1960s, viewing a 'Recordak Microfilm Systems' display, circa 1960s. This view shows product counters in the foreground and a group of elderly women conversing in the centre of the room.
This photograph one of ten photographs taken at this Kodak exhibition stand, which featured displays on business photo systems and medical, industrial and engineering imaging equipment. It 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
Oblique, high angle view looking down at a crowd of women, men and children viewing equipment and posters in an exhibition display. There is a sign on the far wall reading 'Recordak Microfilm Systems'. There are counters with products and brochures in the foreground. Children are leaning on the counters. This view also shows a group of elderly women conversing in the centre of the room.
Black and white photograph on light 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, 3.5" x 4.5" Contact Print, Black & White
Stamped, reverse, black ink: 'J326'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
118 mm (Width), 90 mm (Height)
Retailing, Sales, Marketing, Photographic Equipment & Supplies, Photographic Products, Photographic Film, Retail Displays, Retail Display Materials, Trade Exhibitions, Signage, Cameras, Promotional Materials, Trade Shows, Trade Fairs, Exhibitions, Office Equipment, Microfilm Readers, Microfilm