Black and white photograph of plates passing through drying rollers on to conveyor belts for subbing. The image is number 2 in a series depicting the Plate Department at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory at Abbotsford, circa 1930s.
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
A row of conveyor belts and washing tubs.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph, landscape format, with two holes punched on the left edge and numbered sticker and label adhered.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Hand written on a sticker attached to the front of the photograph; '2' Typed on a sticker attached to the back of the photograph; 'PLATE DEPT. / 2. Plates pass through drying rollers / on to conveyor belts for subbing.'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
212 mm (Width), 160 mm (Height)