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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Laying Cable, Richmond, Victoria, 4 Apr 1912 Image Reg. No: MM 121026

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.
Monochrome silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Laying cable near brick wall at the Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Richmond, Victoria, 4th April 1912. Cable spools, house and car are shown on left hand side, shadow of photographer can be seen in foreground.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 112 mm (Height), 156 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: electric power generation, electric power distribution, electric power stations, construction sites, cables
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: 'Cable laying, Melbourne. 4-4-12.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 04 Apr 1912
Organisation Depicted: Melbourne Electric Supply Co. Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 04 Apr 1912

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