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Negative - British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) Concorde Display, Tullamarine, 1970 Image Reg. No: MM 055390

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 & White Negative
Description Of Content:
Section of a British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) exhibition at the Astrojet Centre, Tullamarine Airport showing a model of the Concorde in Qantas colours.
Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: exhibitions, aeroplanes, scale models, aircraft, maps, displays, display boards, airports, display cases
Themes this item is part of: Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria, Laurie Richards Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Airports
Tertiary Classification: promotional displays
Model Name/Number: Concorde
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Tullamarine, Victoria, Australia, 1970
Creator: Laurie Richards Studio, 1970

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