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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Laying Cable, Richmond, Victoria, 4 Apr 1912 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)
|Dimensions:||112 mm (Height), 156 mm (Width)|
|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.'|
|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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