Summary

Colour photograph of a Kodak staff member with a rack of test negatives held over a lightbox in the Testing Department at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Coburg, circa 1971.

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

Man in labcoat and tie holding a metal rack with negatives stretched on it. These are colour negatives with a gradient of colour on them. The rack is leant against an angled lightbox with timber frame.

Physical Description

Colour photograph; landscape format with off-white border. Stamped on reverse.

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