Colour photograph of the M4 X-Omat Processor, used to develop X-Omat film. This was likely taken in Building 6 of the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Coburg, circa 1969.

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

Large, silver-grey rectangular processor in a room full of photo papers, large vats of chemicals, pipes and buckets. Machine has 6 orange rollers at front and feed tray with paper coming from it at the bottom.

Physical Description

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

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