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Digital Photograph - Staff & Owner Outside Bush's Confectionery Factory, Richmond, circa 1935 Image Reg. No: MM 110703

Black and white photograph featuring thirteen female and two male staff, and Mr Ribush, one of the owners, at far right in a shirt and tie, outside Bush's Confectionary Factory, at 127 Murphy Street in Richmond, circa 1935.

Mr Ribush and Mr Perlman owned the confectionery factory. Mr Ribush was a confectioner who was studying medicine, and was asked to join the business. Mr Perlman was an immigrant from Russia, who was married with a four year old son.

Photograph collected as part of Melbourne's Biggest Family Album in 2006.
Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original black and white print.
Description Of Content:
Staff group photograph of 13 woman and three men outside Bush's Confectionary Factory. They are standing and sitting on a footpath and driveway with a brick building behind them. A sign hangs on the wall behind saying "Bush's Confectioners Registered Office". The man on the far right is Dolia Ribush; Rosa Ribush stands to his left.
Contributed by Mrs Rosa Perlman
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: factories, manufacturing, staff, streetscapes, immigration, confectionery, jewish communities, jewish immigration
Themes this item is part of: Immigration Between World War I & World War II in Photographs, Working Lives & Work Places in Photographs, Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Food & Drinks - Confectionery
Tertiary Classification: workers' portraits
Inscriptions: Staff-Bush's Confectionary / circa 1935 Richmond (?) Murphy St
People Depicted: Ribush, Mr Dolia; Ribush, Mrs Rosa; other people unknown
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Bush's Confectionary, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, circa 1935

Place Depicted Notes: Possibly 127 Murphy Street, Richmond. Further research required.
Photographer: Unknown
References: Information on names of people in photo provided by Nick Ribush via Discovery Centre, May 2010.

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