A black and white photograph of a storeman in the product storeroom at the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd warehouse in Brisbane, circa 1976.

This photo was taken by Louis Shane Allen (commonly known as Shane) who worked with the company from 1965 to 2002 in various roles. He started off in planning and stock control, later moving to managing government contracts, before he became Kodak's Ombudsman with the job of resolving difficult problems with customers. He worked in Brisbane for 2 years from 1975 to 1977.

This image was donated as part of the Kodak Oral History Project. It complements the Kodak Heritage 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.Shane worked with the company from 1965 to 2002 in various roles.

Description of Content

A man in striped shirt, jeans and long coat reads from a piece of paper and holds a product in his right hand. He stands next to a shelf of similar products on Brownbuilt metal shelving, more of which can be seen in the background.

Physical Description

Square, black & white, silver gelatin photograph with white border.

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