One of twenty images depicting the private lives of tram workers by photographer Sarah Pears taken in 1992.

Description of Content

Image of two women standing in a small room with windows behind them. A bird ornament hangs from the top left corner whilst soft toys and possibly two small pet cages sit on a shelf below. Pictures line the walls. The younger woman at the left wears a yellow t-shirt and jeans and has both arms tattooed. The older woman at the right wears a pale striped dress.

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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