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 wearing a pale shirt, V-neck jumper and trousers standing beside a white wooden mantelpiece or shelves. On the shelves are two framed pictures, the top one is of a horse race with 'HEINEKEN' written in cursive text and the bottom picture is a photographic portrait of a young male jockey.

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