Colour photograph of Dr Chris Melseed and a group of Kodak Managers with a Cary spectrophotometer in the Research Laboratory.

Pictured, left to right: Fred A. H. Manning, John Habersberger, Stuart Sanderson, Dr Chris Melseed, Elvin Teasdale, and Ken Allen.

This is one of a group of twenty-nine colour photographs of Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd Management on a tour of the Research Department, Building 17, Coburg, in the 1960s.

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

Group of seven men gathered around a spectrophotometer. The man in the grey suit in the centre is holding the paper as it comes out of the machine.

Physical Description

Colour photograph; square with off-white border. Stamped on reverse.

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