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Shade Card - Gazelda Ltd, Leather Samples, 1936 Object Reg. No: HT 12360

Summary:
Shade Card with small coloured leather samples, printed and issued by Gazelda Ltd., Watford, England, 1936. Simpson's Gloves Pty. Ltd., Melbourne were the sole agents for Gazelda in Australia.
Description:
Shade card featuring a hard cover with a mottled brown and black textured surface, the title and deer's-head motif embossed in gold on the front cover. The four pages inside are of thick, off-white paper, each featuring eighteen rectangles of coloured leather, arranged in rows, with their shade names printed underneath in grey ink. A statement about the leather company is printed in grey on each left page. The Simpson's Gloves manufacturer's stamp is printed in black ink on the inside front and back covers. A single piece of brown leather is inserted in the front page.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1994
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 0.7 cm (Height), 17.3 cm (Width), 24.0 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, leather samples, colour charts
Themes this item is part of: Amos Griffiths Simpson, Glove Manufacturer (1878-1953), Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 1924-1988, Production Processes at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Simpson's Gloves Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing & Fashion
Tertiary Classification: product catalogues
Inscriptions: Title: "Gazelda / SHADE CARD / 1936"

Text throughout.
Issued By: Ford & Banks Ltd, Watford, Australia, 1936
User: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, 1936

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