Black and white photograph of the cutting and packing room in the west wing of Building 2, Emulsion Department, at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Coburg circa 1963. The paper and film coatings from the J.7 machine are cut and packed in this area and 12 in. x 35mm test strips are despatched by pneumatic tube conveyor to the testing division. The balance of the coatings, either in the form of 12 in. x 5 in. sheets or rolls are sent to the testing department later. This photograph was accompanied by a typed information sheet describing the function of the room and the equipment 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

Cutting and packing room with two benches positioned on the left and right sides of the room, both benches hold a guillotine. Mounted to the wall next to the right bench is a rack of stamps. At the very rear is a small hatch.

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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