Female workers in Cameras, Reels and Sundries Department in Building 15, at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory in Coburg, packing newly constructed Instamatic cameras into their boxes, 1973.

The Coburg factory staff assembled the Instamatic cameras, made some of the camera components, and also made the plastic boxes the cameras were packaged in.

Colour slide from a lecture series titled 'Kodak in Australia...Coburg', issued by the Kodak Marketing Education department of Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, circa 1970s. It was originally housed with other slides in a yellow Kodak branded binder. Images in the binder include views of the Coburg factory site, workers, and graphic diagrams showing the various departments and staff hierarchy.

This object is part of the Kodak Heritage 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.

Description of Content

Two women packing cameras into boxes. In front of them are crates containing camera accessories; one contains camera straps and the other contains flash cubes.

Physical Description

35mm, positive colour film mounted in a cardboard slide frame.

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