Mounted black and white portrait photograph of the Kodak Women's Basketball Team, circa 1942 - 1944.
This image was possibly taken inside the Abbotsford Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory grounds.
Pictured left to right: Norma Clements [captain?], A Rhodes, J Morris, R Holms, Val Bullock, B Granroit and Norma Lucas.
The Museum holds an oral history interview with Val Bullock (later Val Bell) about her working life at Kodak and her time playing basketball (HT 33858).
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 of Content
Black and white image of seven women in sports uniform, standing in a row on grass with trees behind them in a garden setting. Woman at far left holds a basketball. The uniform is a pinafore over a collared shirt.
Black and white photograph glued to buff-coloured mounting board.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, Black & White
Front, handwritten, blue ink: 'N.CLEMENTS A RHODES J MORRIS, R HOLMS, V BULLOCK, B GRANROIT N LUCAS'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
352 mm (Width), 2 mm (Depth), 348 mm (Height)