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- A Place & Date Depicted West Footscray, Australia
Digital Photograph - View of Phenol Plant, Monsanto Chemicals Australia, Footscray West, 1954 Reg. No: MM 110509
- Description Of Content:
- View of chemical plant and shed. There is the line of a train track in front.
This photograph shows a view of the Phenol plant of Monsanto Chemicals, Somerville Road, West Footscray, 1954. Phenol was an industrial chemical used at that plant to make aspirin and bakelite. This was where the photographer, David Meale worked. David was a trainee chemist. He would work at Monsanto during the day and go to Melbourne Technical College to study at night.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mr David Meale, 2006
- Contributed by Mr David Meale
|Themes this item is part of:||Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Chemicals - Industrial|
|Tertiary Classification:||buildings & grounds|
|Organisations Depicted:||Monsanto Chemicals Australia Ltd.|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||West Footscray, Victoria, Australia, Sep 1954
Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's memory.
|Photographer:||Mr David Meale|