Black and white photograph featuring the exterior of Building 10, Security & Medical, at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Coburg, circa 1960s.
Building 10 contained a medical centre with a full-time doctor physician and three nursing sisters and a part-time physiotherapist. It also housed the personnel centre which included payroll, recruitment and other staff relations, and a small purchasing section supporting the factory.
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.
This photograph is part of the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005 after the manufacturing plant at Coburg had closed down the year before.
Description of Content
Exterior view of a single storey building facing a street. In front of the building is a walk way and lawn. There are men digging near a wall, possibly gardening. On the brickwork at the far right of the building is the sign 'BLD 10'. The building frontage features windows and doors and a covered walk way in the front of the building. A bicycle is leaning up against a building at left of photo.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph, landscape format.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
99 mm (Width), 72 mm (Height)