Framed certificate of appreciation awarded in November 1990 to Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd for their support of the Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne. This highlights Kodak's wider philanthropic activities in the Victorian community.

This certificate is part of the Kodak Heritage 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.

Kodak Australasia manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to the Australasia region, 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.

Physical Description

Black painted wooden frame with plaster moulding and gold painted inner frame. Frame has chips out of upper right and lower left corners. Certificate is on aged cream cardboard with gold outer border and faded red inner border. The Royal Children's Hospital logo is in colour at the centre top with a boy and a girl standing either side of a shield whit symbols and Latin motto with a Pelican on top. Text in red and black. Backing is of black thick, hard cardboard with maker's water mark, stapled to the frame. There are four strips of black Velcro across the top and bottom edge on the backing board.

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