A male dentist and his female assistanct preparing a male patient for an examination in a dental surgery, believed to be at the village built to house athletes and officals visiting for the Olympic Games held in Melbourne in 1956. The patient is a member of the French Team, and is wearing his team tracksuit.

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

A man and a woman wearing surgical clothing adjusting medical equipment to use on male patient.

Physical Description

Black and white negative.

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