Black and white photographic group portrait of Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd employees/executives, standing in the Coburg factory grounds in September 1968. This is possibly a Foremen's or Manager's Group.
Some of the staff identified include:
Front row - 1st from the left: Bill Walker, 2nd from the left: John Clements, 6th from the right: Elvin Teasdale, 1st on the right: John Smibert.
Middle row - 1st from the left: Fred Manning, 2nd from the left: Ian Yelland, 3rd from the left: Graham Boyd, 4th from the left: Malcom Bradley, 5th from the left: Jeff Tyas, 7th from the left: John Habersberger, 2nd from the right: Ed Woods.
This image complements 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 Pty Ltd 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
Large group of men in suits and ties, standing outside on a lawn, with factory buildings and suburban houses visible in the distance. Six men are standing on a raised platform in the back row, the remainder gathered in front.
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print, landscape format, with white border
Donation from Terry Yelland, 21/02/2013
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, 6" X 8", Black & White
Reverse, stamped, purple ink: 'SEP 1968'
Type of item