Streetscape, scene of accident involving two trucks, corner Balfour and Meagher Streets, Chippendale, early 1940s.
Author Peter Doyle shares some of his favourite images from the City of Shadows book.
In this interview Doyle talks through some of the intricacies associated in the detail of the police forensic photographs from Sydney’s streets in the 1940s.
This particular image was shot was taken at the scene of an accident involving two trucks, corner Balfour and Meagher Streets, in Chippendale. It’s just one of series of images taken by the police investigators at the scene during that time, and provides a great insight into what life was like in the big smoke.