Summary

Black and white photograph of Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd employee Mr Doug Miller receiving a bronze medal for the Kodak display at the Queensland Centenary Industries Fair, held in May 1959 at the Brisbane Exhibition Grounds. Manager of the Industries Fair, A.E.D Smith, is visible to the left, speaking at the microphone. Mr Morris, Deputy Queensland Premier, is presenting the medal.

This photograph 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

Men shaking hands in centre of stage. Another man speaks at a microphone to the left, while others sit at the back of the stage watching. Medals laid out on table in centre. Patterned curtains hung behind.

Physical Description

Black and white photograph on light weight paper; landscape format with white border. Typed caption glued to back of photograph.

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