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- A Place & Date Depicted Melbourne, Australia
Digital Photograph - ICI House Under Construction, Scaffolding, Nicholson Street East Melbourne, 1956 Reg. No: MM 110474
- Description Of Content:
- Close view of metal frame for multi-storeyed building being constructed.
This photograph shows ICI House, No. 1 Nicholson Street under construction, East Melbourne, 1956. It has now been heritage listed, as it was the first glass skyscraper in Melbourne. The photographer remembers 'At the time it was very impressive and caused a big stir.' He took a photograph of it 'because it was unusual, he'd come from and the country and he'd never seen anything like it.'
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mr David Meale, 2006
- Contributed by Mr David Meale
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION|
|Secondary Classification:||Commercial Buildings|
|Tertiary Classification:||construction sites|
|Inscriptions:||ICI House Under Construction 1956 (on envelope)|
|Organisations Depicted:||ICI House; Imperial Chemical Industries|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1956|
|Photographer:||Mr David Meale|