Colour photograph of Elvin Teasdale and Dr Nellie Fisher speaking at her retirement dinner. Fisher is holding her retirement gift.

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.

Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd 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

Woman in green suit and pink floral corsage holds an open blue presentation box and her glasses. She is speaking with a man in a three piece brown suit and tie. Behind them are wood panelled walls and down lights.

Physical Description

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

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