One of twenty images depicting the private lives of tram workers by photographer Sarah Pears taken in 1992.

Description of Content

Image of a woman wearing pale face make-up with dark painted eyes and lips. She is wearing a red jumper, is holding two stuffed toys and lays in a bed under a blue and white striped quilt. A gold curtain hangs behind the bed.

Physical Description

Framed 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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