Black and white photograph of the construction of Building 10 at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd Coburg plant, 1965-1966. Building 10 housed a medical centre plus security and personnel facilities. This shot was taken from Elizabeth Street (visible in foreground)
This is one of a group of photographs in a glassine bag marked 'Rough Proofs Only'.
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.
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.
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View from Elizabeth street with road and chain link fence in foreground, with a Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd construction sign and construction site beyond that. There is scaffolding around a three storey concrete structure, and cars parked in front of it. To the far right, a cement truck is pulling out of a driveway, onto a street where cars are parked. A tall Powerhouse chimney is visible in far background,
Black and white photograph printed on medium weight paper with white border, landscape format.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Photograph, 8" x 10", Black & White
Back, stamped, purple ink: '63005 A'
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