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Photograph - State Electricity Commission, Melbourne Centenary Illuminations, West on Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 1934 Image Reg. No: MM 121506

Summary:
Monochrome photograph depicting illuminated buildings in Melbourne on Collins 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.
Description:
Monochrome silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Illuminated buildings in Melbourne. Looking west down Collins Street, buildings shown include the Town Hall and the Manchester Unity Building. Tram lines are shown on the left with cars lining the street on the right.
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, tram lines
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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