A colour 35mm slide transparency featuring an alternator control panel in the boiler house of the Kodak Australasia factory, 1972.
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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Control panel in the boiler house of Kodak, Coburg. There is a name plate on the panel that says 'Burner Controls by John Thompson (Aust)'.
35mm, positive Kodachrome colour film mounted in paper slide frame with hand written inscriptions. Portrait format.
Slide, 35 mm, Colour
Printed, obverse, red ink: 'KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK' Hand written in blue ink on the reverse; 'Alternator / Control Panel, Boiler / House, Kodak '72' Hand written in grey pencil on the reverse; '20' Imprinted, reverse: 'MADE IN AUSTRALIA'
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