Black and white photograph of the view along Southampton Crescent, Abbotsford, showing the exterior of one of the Kodak Australasia factory buildings in the 1950s.

The building at right was constructed in 1930 to house the new X-ray film manufacturing and sensitised paper products. A covered bridge that connects the building to the one on the other side of the road is visible at the 2nd-3rd storey height

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

Street view showing a 5-6 storey building which curves with the street. There are several parked cars on both sides of the street and a truck positioned in the driveway of the building. In the background is an enclosed pedestrian footbridge running over the road.

Physical Description

Black and white photograph printed on glossy paper. Landscape format with a white border.

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