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 sitting in an armchair holding a cigarette. He is wearing a pale t-shirt, jeans and a silver watch. In front of him is a coffee table and on it are a 'Hawks' football club mug, an ashtray and a packet of cigarettes. Pictures hang on the wall in the background.
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.
Cultural Gifts Donation from Ms Sarah Pears, 17/02/1997
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
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