A colour 35mm slide transparency featuring draftsmen at their drawing boards producing designs for plant and equipment used within the Kodak Australasia factory, 1970.
Part of a collection of 40 colour 35mm slides depicting the Kodak engineering laboratory, scientific instruments and control panels, staff working in the factory, exterior views and the 1977 Kodak raft race. The collection was taken between 1965 to 1981 by former Kodak engineer Ron Salter, and later donated by him to Museum Victoria.
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.
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Draftsmen working at their drawing tables. Drawing and plans are spread across some tables. Steel gantry and pipes can be seen through the windows at the rear of the room.
35mm, positive Ektachrome colour film mounted in paper slide frame with hand written inscriptions. Landscape format.
Slide, 35 mm, Colour
Printed, obverse, red ink: 'KODAK EKTACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK' Hand written in blue ink on the reverse; 'DO Kodak '72' Hand written in grey pencil on the reverse; '22 / 5' Printed in red ink on the reverse; '17 JUL 70M2' Imprinted, reverse: 'MADE IN AUSTRALIA'
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