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 navy pants and a long navy coat, standing on tram tracks. There are two trams in the background of the photograph which have been painted with advertising for Cadbury and Holden.
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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