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Negative - Addressing Crows at Equal Pay Protest, Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, 20 Feb 1969 Image Reg. No: MM 054973

Summary:
Black and white negative depicting a woman at a lectern inside the Melbourne Town Hall protesting for equal pay for women on 20 February 1969. 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 negative.
Description Of Content:
Woman addressing a meeting of to demand equal pay for women at the Melbourne Town Hall. There are men and women seated behind and around her with signs and placards on the walls.
Acknowledgement:
Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: women s issues, banners, trade unions, clocks, women s work, protests, tape recorders, microphones, meetings, placards, council workers, workers rights
Themes this item is part of: Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria, Laurie Richards Collection, Horology Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Sexual Politics
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: City of Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 20 Feb 1969
Photographer: Laurie Richards Studio, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 20 Feb 1969

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