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Photograph - State Electricity Commission, Melbourne Centenary Illuminations, Melbourne from the Yarra, Victoria, 1934 Image Reg. No: MM 121508

Summary:
Monochrome photograph depicting illuminated buildings in Melbourne, seen from the Yarra, 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 down the Yarra River towards Princess Bridge, Flinders Street Station and Saint Pauls Catherdral.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 118 mm (Height), 193 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: 'Melbourne from the Yarra.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Creator: State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV), Victoria, Australia, 1934

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