Colour photograph featuring view of a vacant area of land designated as the future Kodak factory site. Residential housing is in the background and cows are grazing in the vacant property, Coburg, circa 1960s.
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 after the manufacturing plant at Coburg had closed down the year before.
Description of Content
Undulating paddock with three Freesian and one Jersey cow grazing to the right and mid-ground of the image. In the background is an area of suburban houses with electricity towers visible.
Colour photograph printed on medium weight paper, landscape format.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Place & Date Depicted
Elizabeth Street, Coburg, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960s
Object is a later print of a photograph likely taken at the date noted. This could be where the distribution centre was built, or another neighbouring site.
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
230 mm (Width), 150 mm (Height)