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Record title

General Electric Company of Australia and Metropolitan Vickers Electrical Australia photographs, ca. 1920-1955

Call numbers

PXE 1115 , PXB 573 , PXA 1444

Record identifier

YzOgGmD9

General Electric Company of Australia and Metropolitan Vickers Electrical Australia photographs, ca. 1920-1955

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General Electric Company of Australia and Metropolitan Vickers Electrical Australia photographs, ca. 1920-1955

Full title

General Electric Company of Australia and Metropolitan Vickers Electrical Australia photographs, ca. 1920-1955

Date

ca. 1920-1955

Call Numbers

PXE 1115 , PXB 573 , PXA 1444

Record Identifier

YzOgGmD9
Physical Description

Contents

430 photographic prints - 25 x 20 cm. or smaller

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Created before 1955 (Photograph)

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Majority of photographs have captions and dates written on back. Some photographs have photographer's catalogue numbers in bottom left corner.

PXE 1115

PXE 1115/Box 1/Folder 1
14 portraits including, Melbourne office staff of 1922; factory workers from Young, ca. 1905; Mr. F.B. Clapp; Arthur Winslow Jones; Mr. T.D. Wright; "25 Yea...

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Full title

General Electric Company of Australia and Metropolitan Vickers Electrical Australia photographs, ca. 1920-1955

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NOTES

General note

Most photographs have a letter written on back. It is probable that 'A' is for Adelaide; 'B' Brisbane; 'C' Canberra; 'N' Newcastle; 'T' Townsville'; 'S' Sydney.

Pic.Acc. Upgrade Project - Information transferred from Pic.Acc.2002 as part of the eRecords Project 2011-2012

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by The General Electric Company of Australia, July, 1970
Pic.Acc.2002

Administrative / Biographical history

In 1924 the NSW state government awarded Associated General Electric Industries (AGE) with the contract to supply equipment for the electrification of Sydney suburban railways. The company established its factory at Lidcombe/Auburn and in 1930 merged with Metropolitan Vickers Australia, (M.V.A.). The velodrome at Wyatt Park was beside the AGE facto...

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Call Numbers

PXE 1115 , PXB 573 , PXA 1444

Record Identifier

YzOgGmD9

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YzOgGmD9

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Reference code

913371

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