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Photograph - State Electricity Commission, Bushfire, Victoria, circa 1960s Image Reg. No: MM 122118

Summary:
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:
Black & white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Bushfire. Smoke filled sky with smouldering hill side in middle distance to left. A group of people and a ute with trailer are pictured in the foreground. Bushland visible in the distance.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 254 mm (Height), 202 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: rural victoria, bushfires, motor vehicles, fires, smoke, bushland
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Bushfires Collection
Primary Classification: SUSTAINABILITY
Secondary Classification: Natural Disasters
Tertiary Classification: bushfires
Inscriptions: Printed in purple ink on back of photograph: 'COPYRIGHT / HERALD-SUN / PHOTOGRAPH / SUPPLIED BY / FEATURE SERVICE / THE HERALD SUN & WEEKLY TIMES LTD. / MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Yallourn (?), Victoria, Australia, circa 1960s
Creator: State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV), Victoria, Australia, circa 1960s

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