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Negative - Country Fire Authority Display, 30 Oct 1967 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
|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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