Black and white photograph of the construction of a building at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd Coburg plant, 1960 - 1965. There is a crane lowering something into the site. Workers are visible throughout the building site.
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 of construction site from a grassy slope. There is a large crane above the multi-storey structure, and men on the top floor guiding the crane load into position. Other workers are visible throughout the site, working. Suburban houses are visible in the 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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