Black and white photograph of the breakdown room in the west wing of Building 2, Emulsion Department, at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Coburg circa 1963. The breakdown equipment consists of four units each controlled by a Taylor Time schedule controller. Four breakdowns can be in progress simultaneously, and samples at that required temperatures are drawn off by suction into appropriate beakers and cooled prior to coating. In front is a constant temperature bath for beakers.

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

Breakdown equipment consisting of control panels, tanks and tubes with stainless steel sinks in foreground.

Physical Description

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

More Information