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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Engine Room, Richmond, Victoria, 1 Dec 1912 Image Reg. No: MM 121031

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:
Three electric generators in the engine room at the Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Richmond, Victoria, 1st December 1912.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 107 mm (Height), 152 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: electric power generation, electric power distribution, electric power stations, engines
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: 'Engine Room, Melbourne. 1-12-12.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 01 Dec 1912
Organisation Depicted: Melbourne Electric Supply Co. Ltd, 01 Dec 1912
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: C.A. Parsons & Co, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, Great Britain, circa 1908
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Willans & Robinson Ltd, Rugby, England, Great Britain, circa 1911
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Siemens Bros Dynamo Works Ltd, London, Woolwich & Stafford, England, Great Britain, circa 1911

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