Black and white block mounted photograph of the Baker & Rouse Ltd store in Brisbane, taken 1895. It is one of eight black and white mounted photographs of Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd building exteriors and shop fronts in Australia and New Zealand from the late 19th, early 20th century, kept by Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd in their corporate record.
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
Exterior view of the Baker & Rouse Ltd store in Brisbane. The store is positioned in the archway of the building next to a Hardy Bros jewellery store. A sign printed on the display window reads; 'Baker & Rouse for photographic materials'. Photographic prints appear to be on display, a man is looking at them. Above the store are three decorative arched windows, the window in the middle is largest.
Black and white block mounted photograph.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Photograph, Black & White
Hand written in grey pencil on the back of the photograph; 'Brisbane 1895' Hand written in grey pencil on the back of the photograph; 'BAKER & ROUSE SHOP / BRISBANE 1895'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
265 mm (Width), 395 mm (Height)