Black and white negative depicting three men working at Biscuit Manufacturer Swallow & Ariell 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.

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Swallow & Ariell biscuit factory showing three workmen with processing machinery.

Physical Description

Black and white cellulose acetate negative.

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