Black and white photograph featuring the "printing sorting" section and dealer's despatch areas in the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Abbotsford. The image is number 3 in a series featuring the developing and printing department.
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
Open office area where women are seated at benches with compartmentalised shelves in front of them and photographic prints laid out for sorting on desk. Large windows on right, suspended overhead lights and a supporting concrete pillar on left.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph, landscape format, mounted on card with two holes punched at left, numbered sticker at bottom 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, Black & White
Front, label, handwritten, black ink: '3' Reverse, label, typed, black ink: 'D. & P. / 3. "Printing sorting" section and Dealers Despatch.' Reverse, handwritten, pencil: '3'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
205 mm (Width), 155 mm (Height)