A man in the standing in a grandstand under construction at Olympic Park in Melbourne. It is part of the infrastructure built for the Olympic Games held in Melbourne 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

Olympic Park picturing a man in the foreground standing in a grandstand under construction. People are pictured walking around the grounds in the background with cars parked in the street behind. Trees and a building are pictured in the distance.

Physical Description

Black and white cellulose acetate negative.

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