Black and white, quarter plate copy negative of a male factory worker operating a large machine in what is likely the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory at Abbotsford. The loops of transparent film run above the man, who is adjusting a bar in a large crate beneath the machine. This is possibly a coating machine.

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

Man in overalls bent over a large crate beneath looped transparent film on a large factory machine.

Physical Description

Black & white glass negative, quarter plate, portrait format.

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