Black and white photograph featuring the laundry for the film coating department in the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Abbotsford. The image is number 13 in a series featuring the department and its 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
Corridor with three trolleys parked, labelled 'A', 'B' and 'C'. Pipes standing by windows at right and cupboard with white overalls hung inside at right. Large duct in foreground. Door in background.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph, landscape format, mounted on card with two holes punched at left and label adhered to reverse. Letters written on image in blue ink.
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, handwritten, blue ink: 'A', 'B', 'C' Reverse, label, typed, black ink: 'Film Coating / Laundry, showing also - / A. Truck for transporting / rolls of film in cans. / B. Truck for uncovered rolls. / C. Waste film truck.' Reverse, handwritten, pencil: '13 Film Coating M02 B/G'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
199 mm (Width), 160 mm (Height)