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Digital Photograph - Staff Football Team, State Savings Bank of Victoria, Brighton Beach, 1947 Image Reg. No: MM 110956

Description Of Content:
Group portrait of the State Saving Bank of Victoria Football team. Nineteen men in football uniforms, back row is standing and the front two rows are crouching, with their arms folded.

This is a group portrait of the State Savings bank of Victoria football team at Brighton Beach in 1947. Edwin Kean is crouching second from right in the front row. He worked at the bank for approximately 8 years before joining the State Electricity Commission. The State Savings Bank dissolved during the 1980s.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Maureen Kean, 2006
Contributed by Mrs Maureen Kean
Discipline: History

More information

Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection, The State Savings Bank of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Banking & Finance
Tertiary Classification: sports teams
Original Caption: State Savings Bank of Victoria Football team
Inscriptions: State Saving Bank 1947 Football team Home Ground Brighton Beach Ed. Kean 2nd from right front row
People Depicted: Kean, Edwin; other people unknown
Organisations Depicted: Home Ground Brighton Beach; State Savings Bank of Victoria Football Team
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Brighton Beach, Victoria, Australia, 1947

Place Depicted Notes: Corner of South Road and Nepean Highway.
Photographer: Unknown

Official photographer.


John Ellis Posted on 05 Oct 2012 12:20 PM
Just clarifying a point made by Maureen Keen above. The State Savings Bank was sold to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in 1992 by the then Labor State Government headed by Joan Kirner after incurring large debts from it failed merchant banking arm - Tricontinental.

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