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Negative - Citroen, Mobil Economy Run, 1963 Image Reg. No: MM 052989

Black and white negative depicting a group of motor mechanics working on a Citroen DS on 10 October 1962. It 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, working for the Advertiser newspaper in Adelaide, and the Argus and the Herald newspapers in Melbourne. In 1953, he opened his own business and set up a photographic studio at his home at 4 Tower Avenue, Alphington, an inner suburb of Melbourne. At its peak, in the late 1960s, the Laurie Richards Studio was one of Melbourne's pre-eminent commercial photographic studios, employing twelve photographers. The Laurie Richards Studio worked mainly in advertising and public relations, and had a broad clientele which included commercial companies, government institutions and the entertainment industry.
Black and white negative
Description Of Content:
A group of motor mechanics working on a Citroen DS car competing in the 1963 Mobil Economy Run.
Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: banners, motor cars, tools, repairs maintenance, mechanics, bunting, loudspeakers, car trials, performance testing
Themes this item is part of: Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria, Laurie Richards Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: motor cars
Model Name/Number: DS
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, 10 Oct 1963
Photographer: Laurie Richards Studio, Victoria, Australia, 10 Oct 1963

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