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Images & Image Making Collection
Image: Poster - 'Double Your Week-End Fun, Go with a Kodak', 1930s
Source: Museum Victoria
Encompassing more than 300,000 images relating to all aspects of Victoria's history, and more than 1,000 artefacts relating to photography and image production generally, this is the largest collection within the History and Technology Collection.
The collection focuses on heritage images relating to the history of Victoria, and the history of image making in Victoria, from European settlement onwards. Images within the collection reflect all curatorial areas including engineering, transport, sustainability, information and communication, domestic and community life, immigration, working lives, public and institutional life, design, cultural diversity, clothing and textiles, medicine in society, and sciences.
Significant collections and items
- Kodak Australasia Heritage Collection & Baker and Rouse Collection: 1,000s of photographs, advertising material, photographic products and factory floor artefacts.
- McKay Archive: 25,000 images, 600 negatives and 19 films.
- Melbourne Observatory: astronomical and operations photographs.
- Biggest Family Album in Australia & Melbourne's Biggest Family Album: about 10,000 images of everyday life.
- International Harvester: more than 900 glass negatives, around 60,000 film negatives and prints, over 200 albums and about 40 scrapbooks relating to the manufacture and sales of agricultural equipment, motor trucks and construction equipment.
- Vickers Ruwolt: over 1,000 glass plate negatives documenting one of Australia's major heavy engineering firms, 1920s-1960s.
- A.J. Campbell: more than 2500 photographs and negatives by the noted Australian ornithologist and field naturalist.
- Laurie Richards: 85,000 negatives documenting corporate and retail life, 1950s-1970s.
- State Electricity Commission of Victoria: over 3500 negatives and 1,000 photographs documenting the power industry, 1870s-1980s.
- Jim Payens Aerial Photography: several thousand negatives and one of the aerial cameras used by Jim Payens to take them. They document Victoria's development from the air, with a focus on industry, during the 1950s to the early 1970s.
- Science Museum of Victoria: over 10,000 negatives depicting collection objects, events, exhibitions, visitors and staff.
- Spotswood Pumping Station: 300 photographs.
- Francis: internationally significant pre-cinema and cinema images and technologies, from the 18th and 19th centuries.
- William S Anderson: over 1,000 images of Lorne and Great Ocean Road, and his camera, 1898-1940.
- Kodak No. 1 camera (1888) and artefacts reflecting the evolution of Kodak camera innovation.
- Sutton panoramic camera and wet plate curved glass negatives taken with it in the mid 19th century by Richard Daintree, a pioneer of Australian fieldwork photography.
- Gernsheim Collection
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Booklet reproducing the research paper 'The Dust Problem in the Photographic Industry', written by RGR Carnall, of Kodak Limited, United Kingdom, circa mid-twentieth century. The pages ...Images: 1
A booklet advertising different research career paths and job opportunities at Kodak's Research Laboratories, with a specific focus on the Rochester Research Laboratory in the United St ...Images: 1
A colour booklet produced by Eastman Kodak Company promoting the different research fields at the Rochester Research Laboratory. The booklet has colour and black and white photographs t ...Images: 2
A bound copy of a three page journal article on the history of Kodak Research Division in Harrow, England. This item is part of a collection of research material and artefacts assemble ...Images: 1
Booklet celebrating the 50 Year Golden Jubilee of Kodak Limited's Research Division at Harrow, England, in 1978. The full colour booklet features significant individuals involved in t ...Images: 1
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Booklet - '...around the old "Yarra Grange" homestead has grown up the great seven-acre factory of Kodak (Australasia)', produced by Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Sales Division, January 1 ...Images: 2
Steve Brain's Chinese business card from 1985 - 1988. The card is written entirely in Wu Chinese script, and was made for Steve by his colleagues at the Xiamen Photographic Material Co ...Images: 2
A cardboard, fold-out brochure containing the entry guidelines, mailing instructions and prize categories for the 41st Kodak International Salon of Photography, England. Entries closed ...Images: 1
A 2 page brochure produced for recipients of the Government Endorsed Supplier Award titled 'Ideas to Help You Get the Most Benefit From Your Endorsed Supplier Status'. This was presente ...Images: 1
A P-264 Recognition Award certificate issued by the Manufacturing Quality Assurance Organisation to Steve Brain for 'Implementing the Eye Examination Procedure in KAA Sensitizing'. KAA ...Images: 1