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 with cropped red hair dressed in dark blue pants and a top and wearing dark eye make-up, sitting on a bed holding a golliwog doll. To the left of the woman is a window with the blind drawn three quarters of the way down. On the window ledge sit a telephone, a model of a tram and a photograph of two young women, one fair skinned and one dark skinned.

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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