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Negative - Bushfires at Dromana, 08 Feb 1967 Reg. No: MM 053757
- 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 female Red Cross officer is bathing the eye of a male fire fighter who has returned from fighting a bushfire. Another man is waiting to be treated.
|Tagged with:||hospitals, medical equipment, bushfires, first aid, fires, nurses, fire brigades, natural disasters, fire fighters|
|Themes this item is part of:||Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria, Laurie Richards Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Bushfires Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Health Organisations|
|Tertiary Classification:||natural disasters|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Dromana, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 08 Feb 1967|
|Creator:||Laurie Richards Studio, 08 Feb 1967|