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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Erecting Boilers, Richmond, Victoria, 20 Mar 1912 Image Reg. No: MM 121023

Summary:
Part of a large photographic collection of glass plate and film negatives, photographic prints and photo albums, relating to the development of the electric power supply industry in Victoria, operated by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) from 1919 to 1993 and various predecessor private and municipal power supply enterprises dating back to the late 1880s.
Description:
Monochrome silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Men erecting boilers at the Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Richmond, Victoria, 21st March, 1912.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 112 mm (Height), 154 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: electric power generation, electric power distribution, electric power stations, construction sites
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection
Primary Classification: ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
Secondary Classification: Electric Power - Generation
Tertiary Classification: power stations
Inscriptions: Hand written in black ink on album page below photograph: 'Erecting Nos. 9 & 10 B. & W. Boilers, / Melbourne, 20-3-12.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 20 Mar 1912
Organisation Depicted: Melbourne Electric Supply Co. Ltd, 20 Mar 1912
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Babcock & Wilcox Ltd, Renfrew, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain, circa 1912

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