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Photograph - State Electricity Commission, Man Putting Out Fire in Bushland, Victoria, circa 1960s Reg. No: MM 122737
- 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:
- Man to the left of image holding a water hose, tank component strapped to his back, smoking a cigarette while spraying water on a fire to the right of image, thick bushland surrounds him, Victoria.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
|Dimensions:||203 mm (Height), 253 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||smoking, cigarettes, bushfires, fires, smoke, fire fighting equipment, bushland, fire fighters|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Bushfires Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Natural Disasters|
|Inscriptions:||Rubber stamped in purple on back of photograph: 'COPYRIGHT / HERALD - SUN / PHOTOGRAPH / SUPPLIED BY / FEATURE SERVICE / THE HERALD & WEEKLY TIMES LTD. / MEBLOURNE AUSTRALIA'
Handwritten in grey pencil on back of photograph: 'P. 146'
|Place & Date Depicted:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1960s|
|Creator:||State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV), Victoria, Australia, circa 1960s|