Colour photograph of man operating infrared spectrophotometer in Research Lab, Building 17. Processed by photo-finishing department at Coburg.

This image 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.

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.

Description of Content

Man in white lab coat on right hand side of photo is operating infrared spectrophotometer which is sitting on two-tiered desk with a drawer either side of the bottom tier. A printed sign on the wall behind the equipment reads: 'GRUBB PARSONS / INFRARED / SPECTROPHOTOMETER / DOUBLE BEAM-OPTICAL NILL / RANGE 04.25 [illeg] / (16000 - 400 [illeg] )'.

Physical Description

Colour image, square format with white border.

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