A male cyclist wearing a floral wreath around his next at the finish line of the Repco Olympic 7-Day Tour, one of the events organised to commemorate the Olympic Games held in Melbourne in 1956. Beside him is are two men, one of whom is broadcasting into a microphone.

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

Male cyclist pictured wearing a wreath of flowers at the finish line of the 1956 Repco Olympic 7-Day Tour. Two men are pictured standing alongside the sportsman.

Physical Description

Black and white cellulose acetate negative.

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