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Negative - Crowd at Music Bowl, Kings Domain Gardens, Melbourne, 01 Mar 1968 Image Reg. No: MM 053976

Summary:
Black and white negative depicting a large crowd of people seated listening to speakers at a protest meeting at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl on 1 March 1968. 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:
Large crowd of people seated listening to speakers at a protest meeting at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. A GTV Channel Nine News Car is parked in the background.
Acknowledgement:
Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: banners, trade unions, motor cars, local government, protests, television stations, government workers, placards, stadiums
Themes this item is part of: Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria, Laurie Richards Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADE UNIONS
Secondary Classification: Public Sector
Tertiary Classification: protest rallies
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 01 Mar 1968
Photographer: Laurie Richards Studio, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 01 Mar 1968

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