Black and white silver gelatin photograph, group portrait, Branch Managers Conference, Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Kodak factory, Coburg, July 1968.

Pictured left to right: R.A. Clelland (Brisbane), K,B. Allen (Melbourne), R.L. Thomson (Launceston), R.A. Dudley (Sydney), M.T. Diprose (Hobart), G. d'E Thwaites (Townsville), F.A. Manning (Coburg), W.R. Black (Newcastle), G. Garside (Adelaide), W.R. Dunn (Cairns), N.R. Fletcher (Melbourne), W. Germon (Canberra), G.N. Robertson (Perth), J.H. Hogarth (Sydney), W. Thompson (Rockhampton), J.W. Chester (Coburg).

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 sixteen men standing on an outdoor staircase with a brick building behind them. A white box at the bottom left corner of the image details the names of the managers present in the image.

Physical Description

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

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