Summary

Black and white, silver gelatin photograph of a group portrait for the Kodak Branch Managers' Conference, April 1961. The group includes managers from around Australia.

Seated, front row, left to right: G.S George, Hobart; A.V. Thomas, Adelaide; A. Wonson, Victoria; W.R. Clarkson, New South Wales; R.A. Clelland, Queensland; E.J. Harris, Perth; R.A. Dudley, Sydney. Standing, back row, left to right: R. Thompson, Toowoomba; F.J. McGill, Cairns; J.R. Freeman, Townsville; D.F. Vaughan, Rockhampton; C. Nelson, Geelong; R.L. Thomson, Launceston; J.A. Malone, Ballarat; G. Garside, Newcastle.

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.

This photograph 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.

Description of Content

Group portrait of fifteen in a studio setting. Seven men are seated in the front row and eight men are posed standing in the back row. There are shadows from the men standing on a pale backdrop with curtains framing the men. The floor is carpeted.

Physical Description

Black and white, silver gelatin photograph printed on medium weight paper, landscape format with a white border.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    Kodak Heritage Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Images & Image Making, Working Life & Trades

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005

  • Acknowledgement

    Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.

  • Date Depicted

    Kodak Australasia, Australia, Apr 1961

  • Individuals Identified

    Thompson, R; McGill, F.J; Freeman, J.R; Vaughan, D.F; Nelson, C; Thomson, R.L; Malone, J.A; Garside, G; George, G.S; Thomas, A.V; Wonson, A; Clarkson, W.R; Clelland. R.A; Harris, E.J; Dudley, R.A

  • Format

    Photograph, Black & White

  • Inscriptions

    Front, bottom, printed, white ink: 'Back Row, Left to Right/ R. Thompson, Toowoomba; F.J. McGill, Cairns; J.R. Freeman, Townsville; D.F. Vaughan, Rockhampton;/ C. Nelson, Geelong; R.L. Thomson, Launceston; J.A. Malone, Ballarat; G. Garside, Newcastle;/ Seated, Left to Right/ G.S George, Hobart; A.V. Thomas, Adelaide; A. Wonson, Victoria; W.R. Clarkson, New South Wales;/ R.A. Clelland, Queensland; E.J. Harris, Perth; R.A. Dudley, Sydney./ KODAK BRANCH MANAGERS' CONFERENCE, APRIL 1961'

  • Classification

    Manufacturing & industry, Photographic products, Staff events

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Technology

  • Type of item

    Image

  • 2D format

    253 mm (Width), 202 mm (Height)

  • Keywords

    Conferences, Executives, Photography, Portraits, Making History - Kodak Collection