Black and white photograph featuring the Velox paper cutting room in the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Abbotsford. The image is number 3 in a series featuring paper examining and processing areas.
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
Room of women seated at workstations with large sheets of paper, and a man standing at the far left of the room. Large rollers in foreground and other equipment visible against rear wall. Safelights hung from ceiling.
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: 'PAPER EXAMINING / 3. Velox Paper Cutting Room, showing Guillotine / and two sheet cutters.' Reverse, handwritten, pencil: '#3'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
210 mm (Width), 163 mm (Height)