One of approximately 85,000 negatives from the Laurie Richards Collection taken by the Melbourne based Laurie Richards Studio between the 1950s -1970s.

Laurie Richards was a professional photographer who began his career as a photo-journalist, working for the Advertiser newspaper in Adelaide, and the Argus and the Herald newspapers in Melbourne. In 1953, he opened his own business and set up a photographic studio at his home at 4 Tower Avenue, Alphington, an inner suburb of Melbourne. At its peak, in the late 1960s, the Laurie Richards Studio was one of Melbourne's pre-eminent commercial photographic studios, employing twelve photographers. The Laurie Richards Studio worked mainly in advertising and public relations, and had a broad clientele which included commercial companies, government institutions and the entertainment industry.

Description of Content

Product image of two Red Tulip easter egg gift boxes. One of the boxes is open and contains a large easter egg surrounded by small chocolates. Printed on the egg is; 'Red Tulip / MASTERS OF FINE CHOCOLATE', printed on the box is 'Happy Easter'. The second box is closed and has a drawing on the lid of two puppies surrounded by chicks and tulips.

Physical Description

Black and white cellulose acetate negative.

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