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Photograph - Hecla Electrics Pty, Factory Workers, circa 1930 Image Reg. No: MM 107027

Summary:
Photograph of Hecla factory workers operating belt driven machinery, possibly in the Melbourne Little Bourke Street premises.

One of 255 black and white photographs relating to Hecla Electrics Pty Ltd. The images depict electrical appliances, showroom displays and factory interiors. Photographs were previously stored in a ring back binder containing 215 loose leaf pages. Each page has been removed from the original binder and all the images have been rehoused into four archival photograph storage folders. The original order of the photographs has been retained.

Part of a collection of documents, photographs, advertising material and trade literature on products manufactured by the firm.
Description:
Black and white photograph with a white border, adhered with sticky tape to a paper backing.
Description Of Content:
Male factory workers operating belt driven machinery. The men are lined up in a row.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Phil Wollen, 2004
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: working life, manufacturing, workers, factory workers, factories, domestic appliances, electric household appliances
Themes this item is part of: Hecla Electrics Pty Ltd, Electrical Appliance Manufacturers, Melbourne, Victoria, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Domestic Appliances
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930
Organisation Depicted: Hecla Electrics Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930

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