Black and white photograph of the Brisbane Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd Medical Imaging department, circa 1940s. There are viewing and intensifying screens suspended from the walls, with drying and developing equipment against the far wall.
This photograph 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
Medical Imaging Showroom with x-ray photographic equipment arranged around the walls. Windows and vertical blinds to the left, and a corridor to the right.
Black and white photograph on medium weight paper; landscape format with white border. Stamp and handwritten inscriptions on reverse.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Photograph, Black & White
Reverse, handwritten, pencil: 'Kodak Shop / P6 / [...] A X-Ray & medical / department' Reverse, stamped, purple ink: 'CAMERA CRAFT PTY. LTD. / [...] WHEN RE-ORDERING PLEASE QUOTE'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
245 mm (Width), 196 mm (Height)