Box for Wratten 'M' Plates Non-Filter glass negatives, containing a packet of unopened Colour Sensitive Plates. The Wratten glass negatives were manufactured by Kodak Limited of London according to the formula of Wratten & Wainwright, a photographic company acquired by Kodak circa 1912. There is a card containing developing instructions inside for Wratten 'M' Plates.

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.

Physical Description

Brown cardboard box with several labels on the lid, printed on white, light and dark blue papers with black text. Inside is a small brown card with developing instructions printed on it. Underneath is a black paper packet containing unexposed glass negatives. It has a light blue paper label wrapped around it. On the back of the box is a red and black manufacturer's label.

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