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Photograph - Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Coal Bunkers, Richmond, Victoria, Oct 1913 Image Reg. No: MM 121036

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.
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Group of workmen sitting and standing in front of coal bunkers and stack of bricks at the Melbourne Electric Supply Co, Richmond, Victoria, October 1913. Chimney in background.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 208 mm (Height), 150 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: electric power generation, electric power distribution, electric power stations, coal bunkers, bricks
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: 'Coalbunkers, Melbourne, October 1913.'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, Oct 1913
Organisation Depicted: Melbourne Electric Supply Co. Ltd, Oct 1913
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: E. Campbell & Son Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1913

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