Beer by lamp light

beers bar 1946 

Perth, Western Australia had major electricity loss following a breakdown at the East Perth power house in May 1946. Householders received only intermittent electricity supplies, while there was no general supplies for city shops and businesses for days.

“A city barman perches a lantern on the casing of a beer tap, pulls beer for shadowy customers (background)”.

– The Daily News (Perth, Western Australia), Friday 24 May 1946


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