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

The sensitising dyes are weighed and prepared in the bay. They are dissolved in either 2-5 gallon or 1-20 gallon stainless steel preparation kettles, which are heated by re-circulating hot water through their jackets. Lighting and all electrical installations are flameproof.

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 three round steel containers lining the right side of the room, a bench and sink along the back and another container on the left.

Physical Description

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

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