A man, believed to be radio personality Bob Dyer, at the Olympic Swimming and Diving Pool, which is under preparations for the Olympic Games held in Melbourne in 1956. He is standing on the starting block, pretending to dive.

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

Swimming pool at Olympic Park showing a man posed on a starting block.

Physical Description

Black and white cellulose acetate negative.

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