Black and white, half plate negative featuring a woman standing against a cloth backdrop arranged in a room with framed photographs and paintings on the wall behind, This was likely taken circa 1910s. This woman is possibly a member of the Independent Order of Rechabites, as there are other photos in this group featuring Rechabite members.
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
Woman standing against a cloth backdrop arranged in a room with framed photographs and paintings on the wall behind. The woman is holding something in her hand.
Black & white glass negative, half plate, portrait format
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Negative, Half Plate, Black & White
Type of item
120 mm (Width), 2 mm (Depth), 164 mm (Height)