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 red knitted turtleneck jumper and grey track pants standing against a peach coloured wall on which hang three cases of pinned butterflies. On his right sits a woman dressed in a red and blue jumper, her hands rest on her knees. A vase of greenery sits on a low table between the man and woman.

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.

More Information