Summary

Black and white silver gelatin photograph of Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd staff at the Burnley factory, Richmond, celebrating at a Christmas party in 1966. Marie de Camara is third from the right. Marie worked for Kodak for 35 years in total, commencing at Abbotsford, moving to Burnley and then finishing up at Coburg. She spent the majority of her working life at Burnley, and here we see the staff at a lively party there, enjoying social time together.

This document 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

Large group of men and women smiling, laughing and toasting with glasses. Before them is a large table spread with food, plates and drinks. Above them, streamers decorate the ceiling and there are lights strung on the wall behind.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photographic print, landscape format

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