Two men viewing the construction work taking place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, in preparation of its role as the Main Stadium for the Olympic Games held in Melbourne in 1956. According to the accompanying records, one of the men is the Vice President of an unnamed organisation.

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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Two men standing on steps looking at several grandstand under construction at a sports arena.

Physical Description

Black and white negative.

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