Colour photograph of a Kodak staff member working with a piece of scientific equipment in the Testing Department at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Coburg, circa 1971. There are timers and chemicals on the bench.

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 white labcoat, adjusting the dials of a measuring instrument. There are plastic and glass test tubes, bottles and phials on the bench and shelving behind him.

Physical Description

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

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