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 light blue shirt and navy tie seated at a table. There is a slip of paper, a radio and an electronic device on the table in front of him. In the background there is a 'Pepsi' branded soft drink vending machine.

Physical Description

Colour photograph


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.

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