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Box - Kodak 'Extra Contrasty' Lantern Plates, Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, circa 1930s Object Reg. No: HT 28169

Summary:
Cardboard box made by Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia. The box originally contained part of a collection of 55 photographic lantern slides, glass negatives and acetate negatives of travel images taken in the Pacific Islands, probably in the late 1930s. It is numbered '1'.
Description:
Cardboard box with a separate lid and base.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 33 mm (Height), 92 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: photographic slides, photographic supplies
Themes this item is part of: Baker & Rouse, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Image Storage
Tertiary Classification: boxes
Inscriptions: Printed in black ink on blue paper adhered to front of box lid: 'KODAK / EXTRA CONTRASTY / LANTERN PLATES / The exposure required for a negative of ordinary / density will be about 2 seconds 4 ft. from a 40 / watt electric light blub. / (extensive text)'

Handwritten in grey pencil on blue paper adhered to front of box lid: '1'
Date Used: circa 1930s
Manufacturer: Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Central, Victoria, Australia

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