Summary

Black and white photograph of the aqueous doctor preparation area in the east wing of Building 2, Emulsion Department, at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Coburg circa 1963.

Doctors which are in aqueous solution are prepared in this section and dispensed for use in the operational rooms. Where possible, doctors are prepared in bulk using appropriate containers of 10, 20 or 30 gallon capacity. In certain instances where stainless steel is not permissible, English Doulton ceramic containers with spigots are used.

Part of a photographic album produced by Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Coburg, containing approximately 70 black and white 8 x 10 inch photographic prints of the Emulsion Department; plans of the plant; colour photographs of the Emulsion Department management staff and Development and Production Supervision staff.

The album belonged to Ian 'Charlie' Yelland, who worked for Kodak Australasia Emulsion Department for 46 years, retiring in 1978.

Description of Content

Laboratory with a bench and two sinks along the right side, an extraction fan at the rear and round steel containers on a table in the foreground.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photograph, landscape format, with white border and two holes punched along top edge.

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