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Negative - Australian Consolidated Industries Ltd, Man holding Jar in Glass Factory, Spotswood, Victoria, 1958 Image Reg. No: MM 125484

Black and white negative depicting a man in a factory at Australian Consolidated Industries 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:
Interior of glass manufacturers showing a workman holding a hammer and a glass jar. A collection of glass jars are pictured in the foreground.
Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 125 mm (Height), 99 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: working life, factories, portraits, containers, glass technologies, manufacturers, glass, people, spotswood, glass spotswood
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: Glassware
Tertiary Classification: product testing
Inscriptions: Hand written in white ink on negative below image: 'GX1242'

Printed in negative: '1'
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Australian Consolidated Industries (ACI), Spotswood, Victoria, Australia, 1958
Photographer: Laurie Richards Studio, Spotswood, Victoria, Australia, 1958

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