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King Street Bridge. A twenty ton floating crane handles a girder into position for the low level river bridge
(1959)
from the A bridge is built; Melbourne’s King Street Bridge series (1959-61)

Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Measurements
19.3 × 25.0 cm (image)
Inscription
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.l.: 14 / c
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.c.: GROUP THREE (underlined) / Melbournes Kings Street Bridge / “A Bridge is built”
stamped in ink and inscribed in pencil on reverse l.l.: Photography by / HEATHER GEORGE / MELBOURNE (crossed out) / Neg. No.
inscribed in ballpoint pen and pencil as part of stamped in ink on reverse l.l.: 539 Bourke Street (crossed out)
inscribed (diagonally) in pencil on reverse l.c.: A floating 20 ton crane placing girders / in the low level river bridge / This is the first girder / from pier 1 to the north / bank of / river
Accession Number
PH330-1980
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1980
© Estate of Heather George
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Daryl and Anne Whinney
Gallery location
Not on display