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Photograph - State Electricity Commission, Fire Fighters Attending Bushfire, Victoria, circa 1930s Reg. No: MM 122739
- 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:
- Large group of men in middleground walking towards a fire front with beaters and canvas sacks. Fire and smoke among trees and in sky in background, Victoria.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Public Record Office Victoria (PROV)
|Dimensions:||203 mm (Height), 253 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||bushfires, fires, trees, smoke, 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. 144'
|Place & Date Depicted:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s|
|Creator:||State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV), Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s|