Black and white, glass plate negative of the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd Football Team, Abbotsford, circa 1914. There are 18 players and two others in suits, posing for the group portrait.
This image 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.
Description of Content
20 men (18 in Kodak football uniforms and 2 in suits) posing for a group portrait in front of a timber building with a 'Members Only' on the door. There are trees and a bike visible on the left side of the image. Five men are seated cross-legged in the front row. Third man from the left is holding a football with "KODAK" printed on it. In the second row, seven men are crouching. Eight men are standing in the back row.
Black and white silver gelatin glass negative, half plate, 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
Glass Negative, Half Plate, Black & White
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Negative/s
164 mm (Width), 120 mm (Height)