Wooden camera stand for the No. 4 Century camera, part of the Century Grand Studio Outfit No. 4. This was displayed in the Kodak Australasia offices until October 2013.

This object is part of the Kodak Heritage 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 Australasia manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to the Australasia region, 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.

Physical Description

Tall, wooden, mahogany-stained stand fitted with a metal hand-wheel with wooden handle, connected to a rack and pinion mechanism running along the length of the stand. The stand has three legs with rubber-tired casters and a square metal frame suspended between. It is missing its top, but there is a metal Automatic Tilting Piece attached, which would have been used to pin the top in place.

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