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Poster - 'We Sell Kodak Film, Developing, Printing, Enlarging', 1930s Document Reg. No: HT 19858

Summary:
Colour poster advertising Kodak film, printed in the 1930s. It features the slogan 'We Sell Kodak Film, Developing, Printing, Enlarging', and illustrations of 3 yellow boxes of Kodak film, Verichrome, Panatomic and Super Sensitive Panchromatic.

The poster is held in a scrapbook titled 'General Window Bills (Pre-War) that was 'compiled by Kodak Australasia, Sydney Office. The scrapbook contains 10 colour gummed posters designed to be adhered to a shop window, which advertise Kodak film and camera products.

This poster is part of the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials and working life artefacts from the Kodak factories in Melbourne. This collection dates from the late 19th century to the early 21st century and was acquired in 2005 when the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory in Coburg closed down.
Description:
Colour poster with cream background at top and black with yellow striped background at bottom. In the centre is an oval, with the slogan. 3 yellow boxes of Kodak film are illustrated at centre and right above the oval. Text is black, red, blue and green.

The poster is attached to scrapbook HT 19857 at left side of poster and folds 2 times to fit into the scrapbook page. It has been gummed, ie is coated with an adhesive.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Acknowledgement:
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 260 mm (Height), 665 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: advertising, photographic films, photography, posters, promotional materials, making history - kodak collection
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Kodak Heritage Collection, Baker & Rouse
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Retailing & Service
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Distributor: Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1930s

Poster dates from pre-war period according to title on front of scrapbook.

Comments

hugh Posted on 31 Mar 2010 9:09 PM
I love film, to me its a much more honest representation of a subject . I think you know what i mean.

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