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Photograph - Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Kodak Factory, Abbostford, Victoria, circa 1960 Image Reg. No: MM 98567

Summary:
Black and white, silver gelatin photograph of the Kodak plant in Abbotsford, Victoria, circa 1960.

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:
Image consists of an exterior view of the Kodak (Australasia) PTY. LTD. building. It is a corner view, showing two sides of the three storey brick building. The side entrance with roller door access is open. In front of the main entrance of the building, there are three Kodak vans parked. There is a cordoned off area for roadworks at the corner of the street with a man leaning against a window opening and a pedestrian walking on the sidewalk in front of the main entrance.
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: 203 mm (Height), 255 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: working life, buildings, photography, streetscapes, exterior views, making history - kodak collection
Themes this item is part of: Baker & Rouse, Images & Image Making Collection, Kodak Heritage Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
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 1960
Organisation Depicted: Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960

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