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Negative - View of High Street, Northcote, Victoria, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 008218

View of High Street Northcote, showing a cable tram, circa 1900. Photograph taken by Thomas Beckett, probably from the balcony of his residence at 180 High Street, opposite Northcote Town Hall.

Part of a collection of glass plate negatives taken by Dr Thomas George Beckett, doctor, pioneering radiologist and amateur photographer between 1891 and 1910. The collection is primarily of Beckett's family, friends, homes, and towns and suburbs where Beckett and his family lived, including Charlton in central Victoria and Northcote & South Yarra, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.
Description Of Content:
A cable tram passing the Northcote Town Hall. Across the street: R.M. Chesters, Decorators.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: cable trams, gas lamps, gas lighting, horsedrawn vehicles, lamps, streetscapes, town halls, verandahs
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937), The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Metropolitan - Melbourne
Tertiary Classification: streetscapes
Organisations Depicted: Chesters R M Decorators
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900
Organisation Depicted: R M Chesters Decorators, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900

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