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Negative - Moorabool Street, Geelong, Victoria, circa 1935 Image Reg. No: MM 6634

Summary:
Black and white negative of Moorabool Street, viewed from Malop Street, Geelong, circa 1935.

The streetscape shows pedestrians, trams and motor cars. The cars are parked along the street in front of Solomon's Building, a popular shopping emporium. Originally built in 1912-1913, in the mid 1980s Solomon's Building became part of the Market Square shopping development, with only the facade preserved.
Description Of Content:
The streetscape shows pedestrians, trams and motor cars. The cars are parked along the street in front of Solomon's Building. A bicycle is visible in the mid-ground of the image, crossing the tram lines. The tram lines curve to the right of the image in the foreground, and a tram is stopped at the tram stop approaching the corner.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from H Virgo, 1988
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: electric trams, motor cars, pedestrians, shopping, shopping centres, department stores, bicycles
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Electric Tramways
Tertiary Classification: trams
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Geelong, Victoria, Australia, circa 1935

This image was originally described as Ryrie Street, Geelong but has since been amended to Moorabool Street viewed from Malop Street, as suggested by a member of the public and as indicated by the Solomon's Building facade.
References: http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/places/heritage/19946 accessed 9 July 2010.

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Gwen Posted on 19 Apr 2010 3:35 PM
This is Moorabool Street viewed from Malop Street

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