Summary

A small group of men operating television cameras and broadcasting equipment at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, which was the main stadium for the Olympic Games held in Melbourne in 1956. In the background are is a long three tiered grandstand containing a large number of spectators and a row of national flags along the top.

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 group of men operating television cameras and tape recorders at a sports stadium. A grandstand full of seated spectators and a row of flags are visible in the background.

Physical Description

Black and white negative.

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