Monochrome photograph of the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, emulsion washing room at Abbotsford. Washing is done by using the spray box method. Each box is equipped with three sprays, spraying 70 gallons per box per hour. Each box contains two to three pots of emulsion.

This image is part of an album produced by Kodak, titled 'Emulsion Department: Production and Experimental'. It belonged to Ian 'Charlie' Yelland, who worked for Kodak Australasia Emulsion Department for 46 years, retiring in 1978.

This image complements the Kodak Heritage 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.

Description of Content

The emulsion washing room with wooden wash-boxes positioned in groups down the length of the room.

Physical Description

Black and white photograph; landscape format; mounted to cream card.

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