Colour photograph of Neil Lewis giving a speech at Dr Nellie Fisher's retirement dinner. The people in the photograph have been identified on the back of the photograph as follows, left to right: Stewart Middleton, Dr Nellie Fisher, Elvin Teasdale and Neil Lewis.

Dr Fisher, an industrial chemist who had worked at Kodak Limited in Harrow, Britain, immigrated to Australia to work at Kodak Australasia as Manager of the Sensitizing Laboratory (Emulsion Laboratory), where she was employed from 1939 until 1962. She was a significant contributor to Kodak Australasia's manufacturing success.

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.

Description of Content

Group of people seated at a table covered with a white cloth and dinnerware. A man to the right is standing and speaking. Three people to the left of him, including Nellie Fisher in greet suit jacket and floral corsage, are seated and looking seriously at the camera. A man is just visible out of focus in the foreground and in the background is a tree and beige curtains.

Physical Description

Square, colour photograph with white border. Inscriptions and date stamp on reverse

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