A cyclist, John O'Sullivan, wearing the blazer of the Australian Team at the 1954 Empire Games in Vancouver Canada. He is wearing a sash and holding a presentation silver tea service on a tray. O'Sullivan also competed in the Men's Road Race at the Olympic Games held in Melbourne in 1956, where he came 41st.

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.

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John O'Sullivan wearing a sash and blazer holding a plate of silverware. O'Sullivan won the men's cycling road race at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.

Physical Description

Black and white cellulose acetate negative.

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