Copper kettle in metal stand, used for boiling emulsion in manufacturing at Kodak factory site. This was likely used in the experimental emulsion mixing area of the Emulsions Department.

This kettle 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.

Physical Description

Large copper kettle sitting in metal stand.

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