Black and white portrait photograph of the Kodak Dart Club, 1954.

One of two photographs of Kodak staff members who played darts as part of their work related recreation during the 1950s.

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

Framed black and white image of a twenty men. Some standing, some seated. The man sitting in the middle front is holding a trophy.

Physical Description

Framed black and white image mounted on buff card, with inscriptions above and below the image.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    Kodak Heritage Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Images & Image Making

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005

  • Acknowledgement

    Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.

  • Date Inscribed


  • Organisation Depicted

    Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd
    It is not documented but it is likely that the men are from one of the Kodak Australasia branches of Kodak, probably Abbotsford.

  • Format

    Photograph, Black & White

  • Language


  • Inscriptions

    Above photograph, handwritten, black ink: "KODAK DART CLUB / 1954" Below photograph, handwritten, black ink: "E. Dunne, C. Kemp, R. Rutherford, P. Retchford, K. Ottaway, A. Nadin, / R. Butler, (V. Capt) C. Russell, C. Butler, A. Pielage, A. Ventris, / J. Unwin, N. Blythe (Treas.) J. Ferrier, / I. Palato, V. Butt (Chairman) M. de Mamiel, (Sec.) T. Lambert (Capt.) / E.R. Long, T.W. Marriott."

  • Classification


  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline


  • Type of item


  • Object Measurements

    316 mm (Width), 15 mm (Depth), 290 mm (Height)

  • Keywords

    Manufacturing Workers, Staff, Portraits, Sporting Teams, Sports, Sport, Staff Relations, Photography