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Poster - 'Don't Forget to Take Your Kodak', 1930s Document Reg. No: HT 19869

Summary:
Colour poster advertising Kodak cameras, printed around the 1930s. It features a boy on a pony and a girl eating an icecream, with the slogan 'Don't Forget to Take Your Kodak'.

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 blue background featuring a photograph of a girl at left eating an icecream in a cone, and a photograph of a boy at right, riding on a pony. A large talking bubble is illustrated in the middle of the poster, emerging from the girl, which says 'Don't Forget to Take Your Kodak'.

The poster is attached to scrapbook HT 19857 at left hand side of poster, and folds 3 times to fit into the scrapbook page. It is gummed, ie has been coated with adhesive.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Acknowledgement:
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 200 mm (Height), 620 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: advertising, cameras, horses, 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.

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