Summary

A colour lantern slide featuring a man standing at the Ornamental Lake in Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens, circa 1940s. 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.

Description of Content

View of large lake with trees and high rise buildings in the background. A man in a suit is leaning on a railing by the lake, eating from a paper bag and feeding ducks on the water below.

Physical Description

Colour lantern slide with black leatherette binding.

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