A black and white, half plate negative featuring a wedding portrait circa 1920s. The groom is seated while the wife, with large bouquet and long bridal veil, bridesmaid, two groomsmen and two flower girls stand around him. The group is surrounded by vegetation. 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
Wedding portrait. The groom is seated on an upholstered, carved wooden chair while the wife, with large bouquet, bridesmaid, two groomsmen and two flower girls stand around him. The flower girls are in tall hats with three loops or points. The group is surrounded by vegetation.
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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