A colour photograph of Louis Shane Allan (commonly known as Shane) and Ziiggy Switkowski, taken in 1990 at the celebration of Shane's 25 year service at Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd. Here Mr Allan is being presented his 25 year service watch.

Mr Allan 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.

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.

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Two men shaking hands. One is in a grey suit and the man on the right is in a white shirt, grey pants and black tie. They stand in a room with dark red patterned carpet, a brick and plaster wall, olive green vinyl chairs and an overhead projector. There is a glittery sheep wall decoration on the right side of the image

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Colour photograph, portrait format.

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