Black and white photograph of the breaking room on the 3rd floor of Building 2, Emulsion Department, at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Coburg circa 1963. The breaking room houses the air removal machine which is fed by the cans which are placed on a horizontal roller conveyor. The broken emulsion is delivered into a dumper truck and the empty cans are despatched on the lowerator to the can washing room on the 2nd floor.

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

The breaking room with large emulsion cans positioned on a roller conveyor belt. Next to it is trolley and other scientific equipment.

Physical Description

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

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