Summary

Colour photograph of a group of Kodak executives and staff at the dining table for Dr Nellie Fisher's retirement dinner. They are mostly looking to the right of the frame, presumably listening to a speech. On the reverse of the image, people have been identified as follows, from left to right: Bill West (foreground, with back to camera), Henry Foote, Stuart Sanderson, Joe Page and Stewart Middleton.

Dr Fisher, an industrial chemist who had worked at Kodak Limited in Harrow, Britain, immigrated to Australia to work at Kodak Australasia as Manager of the Sensitizing Laboratory (Emulsion Laboratory), where she was employed from 1939 until 1962. She was a significant contributor to Kodak Australasia's manufacturing success.

This image complements the Kodak Heritage 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.

Description of Content

Four men seated at a long dining table laid with a white cloth, dinnerware and flowers. They are facing the right, In the foreground, a man is seated with his back to the camera. In the background is a stage with beige curtain and a small conifer or pine tree.

Physical Description

Square, colour photograph with white border. Inscriptions and date stamp on reverse

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