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Aerial view of the Kodak factory showing the Yarra River in flood, 1934

This is a black-and-white aerial photograph, taken in 1934, showing the Yarra River in flood at the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne. Shot from the roof of one of the factory buildings, the photograph shows the impact of the flood on the Kodak factory. Previously stored timber floats around part of the site's perimeter, ...

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View of the Kodak factory showing the Yarra River in flood, 1934

This is a black-and-white gelatin photograph, taken in December 1934, that shows the Yarra River in flood. The Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne, is visible in the background. The branches of half-submerged trees can be seen above the floodwaters. The chimney of the Kodak factory's Powerhouse is visible on the far ...

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Male staff members seated in the Kodak factory garden, 1947

This is a black-and-white group photograph of 15 staff members in the garden of the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne, in March 1947. The men sit or stand informally in two rows, and smile at the camera. They wear semi-casual dress - shirts, vests or jumpers, trousers, and sometimes ties. Some of the men wear protective ...

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Female workers checking soldiers' letters, Kodak factory, c1939-45

This is a sepia photograph of female employees working at the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne, during the Second World War. The staff members are sitting in rows at long desks and checking letters in the company's Recordak department. The letters had come from soldiers serving overseas. The photograph's dimensions ...

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Employees mixing photographic chemicals, Kodak factory, 1920-49

This is a sepia photograph of two employees mixing chemicals in the mixing room in the Kodak factory processing laboratories in Melbourne, some time in the early to mid-20th century. The men are working either at the Abbotsford factory site or the Burnley site. They are dressed casually in shirts and trousers. They wear ...

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Two men wade through water at the flooded Kodak factory, 1923 or 1934

This is a black-and-white aerial photograph of the Yarra River in flood at the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne, probably in either 1923 or 1934. The photograph shows two men, probably factory workers, positioned in the doorway of a flooded factory building as they wade through thigh-high water. A corrugated iron ...

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Staff walk across roofs during floods at the Kodak factory, 1923 or 1934

This is a black-and-white photograph of the Yarra River in flood at the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne, in about 1923 or 1934. It shows an aerial view of factory staff walking across the roofs of Kodak factory buildings to observe the damage and avoid the flood water. A pile of debris such as tree branches and timber ...

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Man working at emulsion kettle, Kodak factory, mid-20th century

This is a black-and-white photograph of an employee working at an 'emulsion kettle' at the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne, some time between 1930 and 1960. The man is using a wooden paddle to stir photographic emulsion in the kettle, which is silver with a copper exterior. The emulsion was used in the making of ...

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Women cutting up letters at the Kodak factory, 1939-45

This is a sepia photograph of women cutting up microfilmed letters with guillotines in the processing laboratories at the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne, during the Second World War. The letters had come from soldiers serving overseas. The women are sitting at long wooden desks and the letters are wound onto large ...

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Chemical dispensing area, Kodak factory, late 1950s

This is a black-and-white photograph showing the chemical dispensing area of the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne, in the late 1950s. It features two male employees, both wearing white coveralls and protective goggles, who appear to be handling photographic chemicals. On the right are shelves of large square bottles, ...

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Women assembling cameras at Kodak factory, 1958-63

This is a black-and-white photograph showing women assembling cameras at the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne, some time between 1958 and 1963. The women sit along either side of a bench stacked with Box Brownie camera bodies and front panel sections and can be seen putting them together by hand. The photograph measures ...

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Kodak factory Powerhouse, 1940s-50s

This is a black-and-white photograph showing the interior of the Powerhouse at the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne, possibly around the 1940s-50s. The Powerhouse was a power station that provided all the power and refrigeration for the factory. Three large turbines are in the foreground of the photograph, bearing ...

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Kodak factory camera repair workshop, c1950s

This is a black-and-white photograph of two men repairing Kodak cameras in a workshop at the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne. It was taken around the 1950s. The two men sit at a table working on the cameras. In front of one of the men is an array of tools, including paintbrushes, puffer brushes, a screwdriver and ...

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Kodak factory tennis court and garden in Abbotsford, pre-1948

This is a black-and-white photograph of a fenced tennis court and adjacent gardens at the Kodak factory site in Abbotsford, Melbourne, taken some time before 1948. The view is from the court looking east toward the Yarra River. Just outside the court are garden beds, trees, lawn, a rubbish bin and garden seats. The tall ...

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Kodak factory site with market gardens in Abbotsford, 1939-45

This is a black-and-white gelatin photograph of the Kodak factory site in Abbotsford, Melbourne, taken around the time of the Second World War. The factory sits on the banks of the Yarra River. In the left foreground are market gardens fenced off from the main factory site, which includes an array of buildings, two chimneys ...

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Kodak factory and trees, Abbotsford, early 20th century

This is a sepia-toned photograph showing the exterior of the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne, taken in the early 20th century. Buildings that may be visible in this photograph are the paper-coating building, the Powerhouse and the glass-plate building. The photograph measures 210 mm (width) x 164 mm (height).

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Austral Laboratory building at the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, late 1920s

This is a black-and-white photograph with sepia toning of the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne, taken around the late 1920s. It features the Austral Laboratory building, built in 1886, which curves around Southampton Crescent on the Kodak factory site. A car and two trucks, with their drivers standing beside them, ...

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Kodak factory in Abbotsford viewed from across the Yarra River, c1930s

This is a black-and-white sepia-toned photograph showing the exterior of the Kodak factory in Abbotsford, Melbourne, as viewed from across the Yarra River, in about the 1930s. A cluster of buildings, towers, chimneys and a large tank can be seen by the far side of the river, while in the foreground are trees and grass. ...

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Textile workers cutting out garment patterns, 1950-60 - item 1

This is a black-and-white image showing male and female clothing and textile workers at a factory, probably in Melbourne, in the 1950s. They are shown standing at long workbenches on which they are cutting out pattern parts to be sewn into garments. One man can be seen pinning paper patterns onto what appears to be black ...

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Textile workers cutting out garment patterns, 1950-60 - item 2

This is a black-and-white image showing male and female clothing and textile workers at a factory, probably in Melbourne, in the 1950s. They are shown standing or sitting at long workbenches on which they are cutting out pattern parts to be sewn into garments. Long lengths of white material have been laid out on the benches ...