A colour photograph of three men at Ron Gordon's retirement dinner in 1990. Ron is seated in the middle, opening a large card. The men next to him are Barry (surname unknown) and Reynolds (first name unknown) Assistant Sales Manager and Ron's Successor. This information is yet to be verified.

This photo was taken by Louis Shane Allan (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.

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

Group of 3 men in white shirts and coloured ties seated at a wooden table in front of green and pink patterned wallpaper. There are beers and wines laid out on the table in front, and the man in the centre has a large present and card on his lap.

Physical Description

Colour photograph, landscape format.

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