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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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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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Aerial view of woodchip mill beside a river, 1970-80

This is a colour image from the original negative depicting an aerial view of a small woodchip mill in operation. Visible are roads, various buildings and an area with chimneys emitting smoke. The mill is in an area with a considerable number of trees. In the foreground is a hill which has very few trees. The mill is located ...

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Plan of the Sunshine Harvester Works, 1920

This is a plan of the Sunshine Harvestor Works at Sunshine in Melbourne, Victoria. Dated 1920, the plan depicts a creek running through the property, surrounding roads, and five railway lines running into the site. Factory departments, including a tool shop, foundry, engine works and carpenter's department, are highlighted ...

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Plan of the Sunshine Harvester Works factory site, 1904

This is a plan, dated 1904, showing an overview of the site for the Sunshine Harvester Works factory at Sunshine in Melbourne, Victoria. The plan depicts a creek running through the property, all surrounding roads, and a railway line running into the site. Factory departments are highlighted in blue. The plan has been drawn ...

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Mr Perlman and Mr and Mrs Ribush outside Bush's Confectionery Factory, Richmond, c1935

This is a digital copy of a black-and-white photograph showing Mr Perlman and Mr and Mrs Ribush outside the Bush's confectionery factory in Richmond, in about 1935.

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Staff of J Danson Wicker and Bamboo Furniture factory, c1900

This sepia photograph features the staff of J Danson Wicker and Bamboo Furniture factory and showroom in Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, around the turn of the 20th century. The photograph was collected as part of Museum Victoria's Melbourne's Biggest Family Album project in 2006.

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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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Operating lend-lease machines, 1940s

This is a black-and-white photograph showing two men and a woman working on various industrial machines during World War II. The photograph is in the collection of the US Library of Congress and its caption reads: 'Melbourne, Australia. Beaufort torpedo bomber turret sub-assembly plant. Workmen operating an automatic tool ...

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Assembling Beaufort bomber turrets using lend-lease components, 1940s

This is a black-and-white photograph showing a woman and two men working to assemble bomber turrets during World War II. The photograph is in the collection of the US Library of Congress and its caption reads: 'Melbourne, Australia. Beaufort torpedo bomber turret sub-assembly plant. Men and women workmen putting finishing ...

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Building the Boomerang interceptor fighter using lend-lease components, c1943

This is a black-and-white photograph showing five men building two Boomerang fighters at the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation's factory at Fishermans Bend in Melbourne. The photograph is in the collection of the US Library of Congress and its caption reads in part: 'High production rate of Australian interceptor aircraft ...

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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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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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Female textile employees operating industrial looms, 1950-60

This a black-and-white image from the original negative depicting female workers at a textiles factory. The women are working in pairs at a number of industrial cloth-weaving looms. In the foreground are rolls of yarn stacked in several piles.

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Plan of the Sunshine Harvester Works, 1911

This is a plan showing the Sunshine Harvester Works at Sunshine in Melbourne, Victoria. Dated 1911, the plan depicts a creek running through the property, surrounding roads, and five railway lines running into the site. Factory departments, including a wood mill, blacksmith's department, comb makers, paint department and ...

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Aerial view of the Sunshine Harvester Works, 1928

This is a black-and-white aerial photograph of the Sunshine Harvester Works, located at Sunshine in Melbourne's west, in 1928. At centre right is Hampshire Road, with the factory area visible to the left of it, and offices to the right. Hampshire Road is bisected by Devonshire Road, which runs diagonally from the top left ...

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Staff of Bush's confectionery factory in Richmond, c1935

This black-and-white photograph features the staff of Bush's confectionery factory at 127 Murphy Street in Richmond, in about 1935. The photograph was collected as part of Museum Victoria's Melbourne's Biggest Family Album project in 2006.

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John Delaney attending coal-fired boiler at Alfred Lawrence and Co, Kensington, c1950

This is a black-and-white photograph featuring a view of John Delaney attending a boiler at the Alfred Lawrence and Co factory in Bruce Street, Kensington, in about 1950.

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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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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. ...