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Photograph - Car Destroyed by Bushfire, Kiewa Valley, Victoria, circa 1939 Image Reg. No: MM 121353

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:
Partly burned out car on the side of dirt road, back door of car is broken and hanging open, fire damaged trees in the background. Possibly taken after the January 1939 Black Friday bushfires in Victoria.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 60 mm (Height), 87 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: motor cars, bushfires, bushland
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Bushfires Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: motor cars
Inscriptions: Rubber stamped in blue ink on photograph: '121'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Kiewa Valley, Victoria, Australia, circa 1939
Creator: State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV), Victoria, Australia, circa 1940

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