Black and white photograph of the Kodak Australasia factory in Abbotsford, Victoria, circa 1950s, probably taken from the bank on the opposite side of the river.

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.

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

In the foreground are trees and shrubs, predominately on the left and top of the image. The camera angle is low and aimed towards the sky, this positions the factory buildings in the lower part of the frame. On the left side are two chimneys and a water tank, in the middle and towards right side are multi-storey buildings.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photograph, printed on textured paper, landscape format with a white border.

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