One of twenty images depicting the private lives of tram workers by photographer Sarah Pears taken in 1992.
Description of Content
Image of a man, dressed in a uniform consisting of a white shirt, navy jacket, navy shorts, knee-high white socks and a navy tie, hanging off the side of a tram as it travels down a Melbourne street, most likely in St Kilda.
Statement of Historical Significance:
The South Melbourne Tramworkers collection documents a group of culturally diverse workers in both their domestic and work environments. These images capture a time of significant industrial change, workplace culture of the tramways and public transport industry more generally, and personalise a workforce.
Commission from Ms Sarah Pears, 17 Feb 1997
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