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Negative - Two Men Installing a Television Antenna, St Kilda, Victoria, 1958 Image Reg. No: MM 125475

Summary:
Black and white negative depicting two men installing a television antenna in St Kilda 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.
Description:
Black and white cellulose acetate negative.
Description Of Content:
Two men are pictured at the base of a ladder preparing to install a television antenna. A woman holding a child is pictured standing next to the men.
Acknowledgement:
Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 125 mm (Height), 99 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: working life, ladders, children, domestic equipment, television antennas, tradespeople, motherhood
Themes this item is part of: Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria, Laurie Richards Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Television
Tertiary Classification: receivers
Inscriptions: Hand written in white ink on negative below image: 'GX1060'

Printed in negative: '2'
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 1958
Photographer: Laurie Richards Studio, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 1958

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