Black and white photograph captioned 'Shop & Office Girls Perth Branch in Kodak New Costumes' featuring a group portrait of of ten women in Kodak retail uniform circa 1930s. These women worked at the Hay Street / Plaza Arcade store in Perth. People depicted, back row, left to right: B.Crowe, T. Lancaster, V. Nisbet, J. Stone, E. Norgard and M. Eadie.
Front row, left to right: 'D. Swain, J. Hill, M. Pearce and E. Jerym.
This is one of a collection of fourteen photographs, mounted on cardboard album pages with captions, of Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd's retail store on Hay Street, Perth. These images are 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
Group portrait of ten women in two rows, front seated. Women wear dark dresses with pointed white collars and Kodak lapel pin.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph; landscape format with white border. Photograph is glued to a green-brown cardboard page with typed caption underneath above and beneath
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Photograph, See Dimensions, Black & White
Caption, typed, blue ink: 'SHOP & OFFICE GIRLS / Perth Branch in Kodak / New Costumes.' Caption, typed, blue ink: 'BACK ROW: / Misses: B.Crowe, T. Lancaster, V. Nisbet, J. Stone, / (Office) (Office) (Hay St. Shop) (Plaza Shop) / E. Norgard M. Eadie. / (Office) (Plaza Shop) / FRONT ROW: / Misses: D. Swain, J. Hill, M. Pearce E. Jerym, / (Despatch) (Despatch) (Hay St. Shop) (Office)'
Type of item
225 mm (Width), 215 mm (Height)
Overall dimension included mounting mat.