Historical information

These six photographs were most likely taken from the 1960s to the 1980s in Lithographic Squadron at the Army Survey Regiment, Fortuna, Bendigo. In photos .1P to .6P the Printing Technician is placing a map film negative on top of the printing plate within a vacuum frame before light exposure. See items 6060.8P and 6191.11P for more photos and information on printing plate processing.

Physical description

This is a set of six photographs of lithographic technicians preparing printing plates at the Army Survey Regiment, Bendigo c1990s. The photographs were on 35mm negative film and were scanned at 96 dpi. They are part of the Army Survey Regiment’s Collection.
.1) to .4) - Photo, black & white, c1990s, SPR Janet Murray preparing a printing plate in a vacuum frame.
.5) to .6) - Photo, black & white, c1990s, printing plate vacuum frame.

Inscriptions & markings

.1P to .6P – there are no annotations.