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Photograph - State Electricity Commission, Melbourne Centenary Illuminations, Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 1934 Reg. No: MM 121510
- Monochrome photograph depicting illuminated buildings in Melbourne on Bourke 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 down Bourke Street showing the General Post Office, Myer and the Victoria Hotel.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
|Dimensions:||118 mm (Height), 191 mm (Width)|
|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: 'Bourke Street looking West.'|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934|
|Creator:||State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV), Victoria, Australia, 1934|
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