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Scrapbook - Kodak, Australian Unmounted Showcards, (Pre-War) Reg. No: HT 19942
- Scrapbook compiled by Kodak Australasia. The scrapbook contains 37 items including colour, and black and white promotional leaflets, stickers, negative and print envelopes, postal packaging for the Australian Photographic Review magazine, and trade circulars produced before World War Two. The leaflets promote point of sale, merchandising and advertising material, sales campaigns and sales tips for Kodak dealers. They also promote specific Kodak products such as film and cameras, processing services, as well as advertising the Kodak International Salon of Photography. In addition, various leaflets promote photographic competitions, celebration sales campaigns and general photographic tips for Australia's 150th anniversary celebrations.
This scrapbook 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.
- Rectangular scrapbook bound by red plastic binding. Cover and pages are brown card. Many pages have gummed advertising posters pasted in but some pages are empty.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
- Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
|Dimensions:||360 mm (Height), 290 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||advertising, exhibitions, manufacturing, photography, promotional materials, sales|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Kodak Heritage Collection, Baker & Rouse|
|Secondary Classification:||Retailing & Service|
|Tertiary Classification:||promotional materials|
|Inscriptions:||Front cover, top, handwritten, pencil: "AUST. UNMOUNTED / SHOWCARDS ETC / (PRE-WAR)"|
|Compiled By:||Kodak Australasia, Australia, 1930s
Pre-war period according to title on front of scrapbook.