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Photograph - Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Plaque Presented to Abbotsford Staff, Kodak Comforts Fund, World War II, 1946-1947 Image Reg. No: MM 96388

Summary:
Black and white, silver gelatin photograph of a rectangular plaque presented by the ex-servicemen and women of Kodak Australasia Sydney branch to the Abbotsford staff of Kodak Australasia, for their "sterling efforts" providing assistance through the Kodak Comforts Fund during World War II, 1946-1947.

This photograph is one of a series of eight black and white photographs.

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.

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.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph, printed on medium weight paper, landscape format with a white border.
Description Of Content:
This photograph features a rectangular plaque presented by the ex-servicemen and women of Kodak Australasia Sydney branch to the Abbotsford staff of Kodak Australasia, for their "sterling efforts" providing assistance through the Kodak Comforts Fund during World War Two.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Acknowledgement:
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 145 mm (Height), 252 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: dinners, presentations, wars conflicts, military forces, world war ii 1939-1945, soldiers comforts, making history - kodak collection
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Kodak Heritage Collection, Baker & Rouse, Baker & Rouse, Kodak Wartime Comforts Fund
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Working Life
Tertiary Classification: staff events
Inscriptions: Engraved, front: Logos "KODAK (AUSTRALASIA) PTY LTD / PRESENTED TO THEM EMBERS OF THE / ABBOTSFORD STAFF BY THE EX-SERVICEMEN / AND WOMEN OF SYDNEY BRANCH, IN APPRECIATION / OF THEIR STERLING EFFORTS AND OF BENEFITS / RECEIVED THROUGH THE KODAK COMFORTS FUND, / SO ABLY CONDUCTED DURING WORLD WAR II / 1939-1945" / logo.
Organisations Depicted: Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Sydney Branch; Kodak Australasia Abbotsford
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Organisation Depicted: Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1946-1947

Donor's note on date made by D. Allen 14 Oct 1985.
Organisation Depicted: Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia, 1946-1947

Donor's note on date made by D. Allen 14 Oct 1985.

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