A black and white, half plate negative featuring a group portrait of seventeen people (7 women and 10 men). They are posing in four rows outside, in front of a tall chain wire fence.The provenance of this image is unclear, but it came from the Kodak corporate museum at Coburg.

This image 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

Group portrait of 7 women and 10 men, posed in four rows outside in front of a tall chain wire fence. Women wear cloche hats, coats and shawls. Men are in suits, ties and brimmed hats.

Physical Description

Black & white glass negative, half plate, landscape format

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