Photograph of Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd employee Ron Williamson, at the sales counter of the Kodak Collins Street shop in Melbourne, circa 1950s.

Ron Williamson worked at Kodak for many years. This photograph shows him at the start of his career, as a young sales assistant. He later progressed to a travelling sales representative and contributed to the company staff newsletter, 'Kodakery'. Ron maintained a small collection of Kodak products and souvenirs after he retired from Kodak, which he displayed in his home, highlighting his loyalty and attachment to the company. This photograph was donated by Ron's wife.

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.

Description of Content

Man standing behind a sales counter in a shop with products on display in the window below the counter. Behind him is a door leading into an office or another sales area. The man wears a shirt with rolled up sleeves, pants and a tie. Above him are a number of framed photographs hanging on the wall.

Physical Description

Black and white photographic portrait print with white border.

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