Photograph of the Kodak Australasia Ltd football team, taken at Ivanhoe Football Grounds circa 1914.
According to inscriptions on the reverse of the photograph, the subjects are pictured as follows:
Back row (standing) from left: Alf Hogg, E.R. Long , --- Connolly, Jack Lewis, Lew Lewis , Arthur Bell, Roy Hager, Fred Howell, Paddy Nugent, Dave Evans, Geo. Snibson
Middle row from left: Laurie Hanslow, Jean McEwan, Vincent Connolly, 'Stumpy' Johnston , Geo. Goble
Bottom row from left: first (unknown), Jon Johnston, Alec Edwards, ---O'Brien, Allan Poter, Percy Minter, George Ellis.
The inscription on the back of the photo also lists several members of the photograph as deceased, or states which department they worked in, or that they have left the company.
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
Group portrait of a football team. The men are wearing a dark polo jersey top with "KODAK" printed in white and white long shorts. There are three rows of men and women. Three women are present, two are seated in the second row and one is standing to the right at the end of the back row. Five men are wearing suits. Sixteen men are wearing the Kodak football uniform.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph adhered to backing 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
Back, typed, black ink: 'KODAK FOOTBALL CLUB/ PHTOOGRAPH TAKEN AT IVANHOE FOOTBALL GROUND (1914?)/ Top row (standing) from left:/ Alf Hogg (deceased), E.R. Long (now Manager Hobart), --- Connolly (left Co.), Jack Lewis (deceased), Lew Lewis (deceased), Arthur Bell (left Co.), Roy Hager (left Co.), Fred Howell (deceased)/ Paddy Nugent (left Co.), Dave Evans (deceased), Geo. Snibson (Paper Dept. Abbotsford)/Middle row from left:/ Laurie Hanslow (left Co.), Jean McEwan (left Co.), Vincent Connolly (left Co.), 'Stumpy' Johnston (left Co.), Geo. Goble (Paper Dept. Abbotsford)/ Bottom row from left:/ first (unknown), Jom Johnston (left Co.), Alec Edwards (Paper Pkg. Abbotsford), ---O'Brien (left Co.), Allan Porter (deceased), Percy Minter (Emulsion Abbotsford), George Ellis (left Co.)"
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
255 mm (Width), 200 mm (Height)