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Photograph - Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Staff Garden Amenities at the Kodak Factory, Abbotsford, Victoria, circa 1940s Image Reg. No: MM 96567

Summary:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph of the Kodak Australasia factory site in Abbotsford, Victoria, circa 1940s.

The photograph features garden seats and a rubbish bin in a lawn area in the foreground of the image. It was here that staff took breaks, with trees and factory buildings in the background.

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, portrait format with a white border.
Description Of Content:
The photograph is of a factory site. The image consists of garden seats and a rubbish bin in the foreground, situated in a lawn area where staff took breaks. There are trees and factory buildings in the background.
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: 105 mm (Height), 77 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: buildings, factories, gardens, manufacturing plants, staff amenities, photography, making history - kodak collection
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Kodak Heritage Collection, Baker & Rouse, Baker & Rouse
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Photographic Products
Tertiary Classification: factory exterior views
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s
Organisation Depicted: Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s

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