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Photograph - State Electricity Commission, Melbourne Centenary Illuminations, North on Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 1934 Image Reg. No: MM 121504

Monochrome photograph depicting an illuminated buildings in Melbourne on Swanston Street as part of the 1934 Centenary celebrations. It is 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:
Illuminated buildings in Melbourne. Looking north up Swanston Street, the Nicholas Building and the Manchester Unity Building are both shown. People line the street in foreground.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 192 mm (Height), 118 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: electricity, melbourne centenary 1935, buildings, lights, street lighting, streetscapes, cars
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection
Primary Classification: ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
Secondary Classification: Illumination - Electric
Tertiary Classification: outdoor lights
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Creator: State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV), Victoria, Australia, 1934

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