Black and white block mounted photograph of the Baker & Rouse Ltd cycle depot store at Queen Street, Brisbane, taken 1893. 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 cycle depot store in Queen Street, Brisbane. A group of eight men and four boys are posed in front of the store, most are holding a bicycle. A sign printed on the store window behind them reads; 'Baker & Rouse Limited. Cycle Depot. The sterling built like a watch. Acatene new chainless bicycle. B&R Cycle. Photographic Depmt 81 Queen St.'
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 1893' Hand written in grey pencil on the back of the photograph; 'BRISBANE'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
265 mm (Width), 392 mm (Height)