Photograph of Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd trade apprentices in the Maintenance section in 1969.

Standing, left to right: S. Copeland, P. Taliana, D. Finnerty, B. Black, S. Michaelades, M. Rennie, K. Neal, R. Oakley, [unknown], J. Edward, Phil Perry, [unknown], I. Jones, K. Harvey, R. Ruff,
Front row, kneeling: D. Bennett, A. Hill, B. Abbott, A. Renouf

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 twenty young men wearing overalls and labcoats in a factory setting. The seventh man from the left has overalls with "Kodak Carpenters" stitched on the front. The man next to him (eighth from the left) has a labcoat with "Kodak Instrument Section" stitched onto the pocket.

Physical Description

Digital photographic print, light weight paper, landscape format.

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