Black and white photograph featuring the Wharfdale Printing Machine used for printing 'Kodak Print' on all Velox used in the photofinishing departments in Australia and New Zealand. This model appears in the Velox paper cutting room of the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Abbotsford. The image is number 6 in a series featuring paper examining and processing areas.
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
Large machine with timber support structures and metal rollers. Sheets of paper stacked on top.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph, landscape format, mounted on card with holes punched at left, numbered sticker at bottom right, and label adhered on reverse.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, See Dimensions, Black & White
Front, label, handwritten, black ink: '6' Reverse, label, typed, black ink: 'PAPER EXAMINING / 6. Wharfdale Printing Machine used for postcard / printing "Kodak Print" on all Velox used in our / photo finishing workrooms in Australia and / New Zealand.' Reverse, handwritten, pencil: '#6'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
211 mm (Width), 164 mm (Height)