Black and white negative depicting a man in a factory at Australian Consolidated Industries Ltd in 1958. 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 of Content

Interior of glass manufacturers showing a workman holding a hammer and a glass jar. A collection of glass jars are pictured in the foreground.

Physical Description

Black and white cellulose acetate negative.

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