Colour photograph of two Kodak managers and two members of staff, including Manager of Chemistry Research, Norm Ducksbury, in a Research Department laboratory. In front of them is a large machine and behind them a fume cupboard and bottles of chemicals.

Pictured, left to right: Neil Payne, Elvin Teasdale, Norm Ducksbury, and ?

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

Four men standing behind large machine with timber framed fume cupboard to the left and shelf of labelled chemicals in glass jars to the right.

Physical Description

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

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