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Negative - Country Fire Authority Display, 30 Oct 1967 Image Reg. No: MM 053903

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:
The Victorian State Governor using a microphone to give a speech to a group of people at a Country Fire Authority display at the State Bank of Victoria Head Office.
Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: exhibitions, ceremonies, banks, governors, politicians, fire brigades, state government of victoria, microphones, fire fighters, fire engines
Themes this item is part of: Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria, Laurie Richards Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Bushfires Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 30 Oct 1967
Creator: Laurie Richards Studio, 30 Oct 1967

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