A woman singing into a microphone at a broadcasting studio, while a man watches on. Various electrical equipment is shown in the background. It is part of the set up used to broadcast the Olympic Games held in Melbourne in 1956.

This image is part of the Laurie Richards Collection at Museum Victoria comprising approximately 85,000 negatives taken by the Melbourne based Laurie Richards Studio between the 1950s -1970s. These negatives are all mostly large format [5"x 4"/ 12.5 x 10 cm], black and white images, though a significant number are in colour. The many photographic jobs that were undertaken in the course of thirty years are itemised in a set of log books, copies of which are also held by Museum Victoria.

Description of Content

Woman singing into a microphone at a broadcasting studio. A man and communication equipment are shown in the background. This image is probably associated with the media coverage of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.

Physical Description

Black and white cellulose acetate negative.

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