Summary

Photograph showing the ceremonial laying of the first brick for Building 4 at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory in Abbotsford, 30 April 1928. In this photograph, which is the first in a series of six documenting the event, Miss B Kingston is being handed the first brick by a male company executive.

Miss Kingston is thought to have been secretary to one of the directors of Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, possibly Mr Thomas Baker.

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

Woman wearing dress and striped cardigan is being handed a brick by a man in a suit and hat, with two women watching at right. A fence is in the background, and the people are standing in the footings of a new building that is being constructed.

Physical Description

Black and white landscape format print with white border.

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