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Photograph - Spotswood Pumping Station, North Boiler Room, Victoria, 1992 Image Reg. No: MM 133472

Summary:
Black and white photograph part of a collection of images relating to Scienceworks. The images depict exterior views of the building, exhibitions, events and staff, mostly shot by staff photographers.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Curator of Engineering Bill Sidebottom talking to assistant curator Chris Dixon in the north Boiler room of the Spotswood Pumping Station. At this time some collection objects were stored in the Boiler room. The large cylindrical object seen in profile at the rear right hand side is the Thompson steam boiler No.4 which was part of the original Pumping Station equipment. The equipment at the left are parts of the Brush Electrical Engineering Co steam turbine.
Acknowledgement:
Reproduced courtesy of Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 210 mm (Height), 255 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: museum history, sciences, boilers, museums, pumping stations, museum victoria, scienceworks, museum staff, curators
Themes this item is part of: Spotswood Sewerage Pumping Station, Melbourne, Victoria, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MUSEUM HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Exhibitions
Tertiary Classification: displays
Format: Photograph: Colour; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Spotswood Pumping Station, Spotswood, Victoria, Australia, 1992
Organisation Depicted: Scienceworks, Museum Victoria, Spotswood, Victoria, Australia, 1992
Creator: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1992
Person Depicted: Mr William Sidebottom - Scienceworks, Museum of Victoria, Spotswood, Victoria, Australia, 1992
Person Depicted: Mr Chris Dixon - Museum of Victoria Scienceworks, Spotswood, Victoria, Australia, 1992

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