A colour 35mm slide transparency featuring a man with a d'down system panel at the Kodak Australasia factory, circa 1965.
Part of a collection of 40 colour 35mm slides depicting the Kodak engineering laboratory, scientific instruments and control panels, staff working in the factory, exterior views and the 1977 Kodak raft race. The collection was taken between 1965 to 1981 by former Kodak engineer Ron Salter, and later donated by him to Museum Victoria.
Kodak manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to Australasia, such as film, paper, chemicals, cameras and miscellaneous equipment. Its client base included amateur and professional photographers, as well as specialist medical and graphic art professionals who used photography, x-ray and other imaging techniques.
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Worker crouching down in front of a large system panel.
35mm, positive Kodachrome colour film mounted in paper slide frame with hand written inscriptions. Landscape format.
Slide, 35 mm, Colour
Printed, obverse, black ink: 'KODACOLOR / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK' Hand written in blue ink on the reverse; 'D'down System, / Sol. Panel, Kodak, mid 60s' Hand written in grey pencil on the reverse; '18 / 3' Imprinted, reverse: 'MADE IN AUSTRALIA'
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