Summary

A framed photograph of three men posing in front of a large plaque announcing Kodak Australasia as the Inaugural Winner of the Australian Quality Prize. Left to right: John Mitcham, General Manager, Manufacturing; Gerard (Gerry) Johnston, and Mr John Lobb, then Marketing Director. Kodak were awarded the Australian Quality Prize in 1992 for excellence in business management.

This photograph relates to 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.

Description of Content

Three men in suits stand in front of a black and silver plaque, with the red and yellow Kodak 'K' symbol on top and the Quality Prize logo and text on the bottom. Two men on the right hand side of the photograph have their hands on a metal guardrail that runs to the foreground of the picture.

Physical Description

A colour photograph mounted on white card in a wooden frame painted black and gold.

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