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Negative - 'Crowd at Music Bowl', Kings Domain Gardens, Melbourne, 01 Mar 1968 Image Reg. No: MM 053977

Black and white negative depicting a group of local government workers with banners and signs standing next to several buses on their way to a protest meeting at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Kings Domain Gardens, Melbourne 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.
Black and white negative.
Description Of Content:
Group of local government workers with banners and signs standing next to several buses.
Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: banners, trade unions, motor cars, local government, buses, protests, government workers, placards
Themes this item is part of: Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria, Laurie Richards 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
Creator: Laurie Richards Studio, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 01 Mar 1968

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