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 and two young girls standing on the veranda of a weatherboard house. The woman is dressed in bike shorts and a white and purple shirt, she holds a black and white cat in her arms. The two young girls stand on either side of the woman, both wear white dresses and hold large stuffed toy cats.

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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