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Negative - Commonwealth Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd, Factory Interior, Yarraville, Victoria, 1958 Reg. No: MM 125456
- Black and white negative depicting a man working in a factory at Commonwealth Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd in 1958. This image is one of approximately 85,000 negatives from the Laurie Richards Collection taken by the Melbourne based Laurie Richards Studio between the 1950s -1970s.
Laurie Richards was a professional photographer who began his career as a photo-journalist, in 1953, he opened his own business and set up a photographic studio at his home in Alphington. At its peak, in the late 1960s, the Laurie Richards Studio was one of Melbourne's pre-eminent commercial photographic studios, employing twelve photographers.
- Black and white cellulose acetate negative.
- Description Of Content:
- Workman pictured standing with manufacturing machinery at the Commonwealth Fertilizers and Chemicals factory in Yarraville.
- Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
|Dimensions:||125 mm (Height), 99 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||working life, agriculture, factories, manufacturing workers, portraits, manufacturers, chemicals, manufacturing equipment, demijohn|
|Themes this item is part of:||Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria, Laurie Richards Collection, Images & Image Making Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment|
|Tertiary Classification:||manufacturing processes|
|Inscriptions:||Hand written in white ink on negative below image: 'GX709'
Printed on negative: '1'
|Format:||Negative: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Commonwealth Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd, Yarraville, Victoria, Australia, 1958|
|Photographer:||Laurie Richards Studio, Yarraville, Victoria, Australia, 1958|
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