Historical information

The illuminated signs in this photograph were erected over the main Lydiard Strert entrance to the Ballarat School of Mines somewhere around 1960. The signs were erected by Principal Harry Arblaster in an attempt to emphasis the Diploma Courses were of a tertiary level.

Physical description

Black and white photograph of Ballarat School of Mines building in Lydiard (south) Street, Ballarat. The photo features to signs. The first one includes the word 'The Ballarat School of Mines and Industries, and well as the Ballarat School of Mines shield. The other sign includes the word 'Professional courses, Geology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Metallurgy, Art"