Black and white photograph of the construction of Building 8 at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd Coburg plant, 1962-1963. Building 8 housed the Head Office, Sale & Marketing team and the Training Centre.

This is one of a group of photographs in a glassine bag marked 'Rough Proofs Only'.

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.

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.

Description of Content

Shot of building site with large concrete slab in lower foreground and a perpendicular structure with cement and steel pylons. Construction workers are visible on the top left hand side of the building, one bending down and the other supervising.

Physical Description

Black and white photograph printed on medium weight paper with white border, landscape format.

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