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Negative - Workmen at Victoria Dock, Port Melbourne, Victoria, 1958 Image Reg. No: MM 125704

Black and white negative depicting five men working at Victoria Dock 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:
Four workmen and an officer pictured with machinery at Victoria Dock.
Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 99 mm (Height), 125 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: working life, workers, shipping docks, shipping industry, dock workers, industrial machinery
Themes this item is part of: Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria, Laurie Richards Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Ports & Harbours
Inscriptions: Hand written in white ink on negative below image: 'GX1419'

Printed in negative: '4'
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1958
Photographer: Laurie Richards Studio, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1958

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