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 jeans, a shirt and an Akubra hat. He is seated at a desk in front of a window which is over flowing with books and papers. There is a painting behind him of a tram and a bed to his right which is covered in clothing.

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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