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Photograph - State Electricity Commission, Melbourne Centenary Illuminations, Treasury Building, Spring Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 1934 Image Reg. No: MM 121507

Summary:
Monochrome photograph depicting an illuminated building in Melbourne on Spring 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 building in Melbourne. Looking south down Spring Street, the Treasury Building is shown on the left. People are pictured sitting and standing out the front, three women and a child are shown about to cross the street.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 118 mm (Height), 192 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: electricity, melbourne centenary 1935, buildings, lights, street lighting, streetscapes
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
Inscriptions: Printed in grey text on a black label affixed to album page under photograph: 'Treasury Building, Spring Street.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Creator: State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV), Victoria, Australia, 1934

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