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Poster - 'Kodak Film, Because it's Made in Australia', 1930s Document Reg. No: HT 19863

Colour poster advertising Kodak film, printed in the 1930s. It features an illustration of a roll of film, with the slogan 'It's Right For Australia... Kodak Film, Because it's Made in Australia', printed across the film.

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.
Colour poster with green background, white border and an illustration of a roll of photographic film that is coloured red. On the film is black and white text.

The poster is attached to scrapbook HT 19857 at top 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
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 205 mm (Height), 630 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Unfolded

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Tagged with: advertising, photographic films, photography, posters, promotional materials, making history - kodak collection
Themes this item is part of: Kodak Heritage Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Baker & Rouse, Kodak Advertising in Australasia, 1940s-1970s
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.

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