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Photograph - Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Kodak Girls Club, Victoria, circa 1950s Image Reg. No: MM 98571

Summary:
Black and white, silver gelatin photograph of two members of the Kodak Girls' Club, Victoria, circa 1950s.

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 light weight paper, portrait format with a white border.
Description Of Content:
Two women standing with arms at their sides, positioned next to each other and looking directly at the camera. They are wearing a costume consisting of a dark coloured, short sleeved, loose fitting top with a white petal collar and white bows on the sleeves. They have dark coloured short pants with stockings underneath and white sandshoes. They are in a fenced in garden setting, possibly a backyard.
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: 103 mm (Height), 67 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: factory workers, leisure activities, portraits, gardens, photography, working life, making history - kodak collection
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Kodak Heritage Collection, Baker & Rouse
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Photographic Products
Tertiary Classification: workers
Inscriptions: Back, handwritten, black ink pen: 'Kodak Girls/Club/Please return'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Organisation Depicted: Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s

Comments

E Downes Posted on 01 Jan 2014 11:40 AM
I would say the photo is circa 1930s rather than 1950s.

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