Black and white photograph featuring the nitrate storage chamber in the Silver Nitrate Department in the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Abbotsford. The image is number 8 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
Storage room with two rows of wooden shelves stacked with jars of white crystal chemicals.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph, portrait format, mounted on card with two holes punched at top, numbered sticker at bottom left, 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: '8' Reverse, label, typed, black ink: 'SILVER NITRATE / 7. Nitrate Drying Cabinet' Reverse, handwritten, pencil: '8 / Nitrate Storage Chamber' Reverse, handwritten, black ink: '116'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
159 mm (Width), 210 mm (Height)