A black and white, half plate negative featuring a group portrait of men in suits, all wearing shield shaped medals pinned to their breast pocket or collar. They are posing in three rows outside, near an archway.The provenance of this image is unclear, but it came from the Kodak corporate museum at Coburg.
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.
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A group portrait of men in suits, all wearing shield shaped medals pinned to their breast pocket or collar. They are posing in three rows outside, near an archway. A man in the centre back row is smoking a pipe, and a moustachioed man second from the left in the front row is smoking a cigar
Black & white 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.
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Negative, Half Plate, Black & White
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