A colour photograph of Louis Shane Allan (commonly known as Shane), with the Secretary of the Federal Government Department of Administrative Services at the DAS (Department of Administrative Services) Expo in Hobart in the late 1990s.

Shane Allan worked with Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd 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

Two men in suits and ties. The man on the right has a name badge and papers under his arm. Behind them is a large gold sign 'DAS expo' and brightly patterned carpet and windows in the top right corner.

Physical Description

Colour photograph, landscape format.

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