Black and white, silver gelatin photograph of a speech being made at a Kodak presentation dinner in Sydney to welcome home those Kodak employees who had served in World War II, 1946-1947.
This photograph is one of a series of eight black and white photographs. This dinner was held for the Sydney branch and was one of a number of dinners held in 1946 or 1947.
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
A man is standing at the official table giving a speech using a microphone. Ffour men (two on either side of him) are seated at the table watching. One of them is smoking. Hanging behind the table the American and Australian flags can be seen.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph, printed on medium weight paper, landscape format with a white border.
These are photots of the Sydney Branch dinner (card on official table has Sydney Branch printed on it). The rectangular plaque is being restored by Neville Williams. The plaque presented to Miss Cameron is presumably still in her possession. D. Allen, 14/10/1985
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
Type of item
250 mm (Width), 178 mm (Height)