Photograph of Kodak Australasia football team, Harold Trott Oval, Albert Park, 1952-53.

In the front row from left to right: Billy Osborne, Rex Lancaster, (unknown), (unknown), child holding football is Malcolm Freake, (unknown), child with hat is Ray Freake, (unknown), (unknown), man crouched at end of front row is Kevin Wells.

Second row from left to right, seated: Bill Berry, Les Kennett, Clyde Freake, Bert Little, Maxie Gay, Joey McArthur.

Third row, from left to right, standing: (unknown), Ron Grant, Keith McDonald, (unknown), ? Grant, Alan Morgan, Theo ?, Jack Keenan, Mick Settaway, (unknown), (unknown).

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 image features three rows of players and associated team members numbering twenty three. Players are wearing a horizontal striped jersey. Four children are seated in the front row. A building is visible in the background to the right.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photograph printed on medium weight paper, landscape format.

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