Black and white photograph featuring a metal dissolving cabinet and siphoning of nitric acid in the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Abbotsford. The image is number 3 in a series featuring the Silver Nitrate Department and equipment.
This image is part of the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.
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.
Description of Content
Side view of metal cabinet with two doors open showing tanks or kettles inside. At the back of the cabinet is a jar on a stand with two pipes leading down into the cabinet. The jar is labeled 'KODAK USE ONLY' and 'NITRIC ACID'
Black and white silver gelatin photograph, landscape format, mounted on card with two holes punched at left, numbered sticker at lower right, and label adhered on reverse.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, See Dimensions, Black & White
Front, label, handwritten, black ink: '3' Reverse, label, typed, black ink: 'SILVER NITRATE / 3. Syphoning Nitrate Acid.'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
208 mm (Width), 158 mm (Height)