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Digital Photograph - Owner & Assistant in Front of Window Display, Doolan's Butcher Shop, Fitzroy, Victoria, circa 1925 Image Reg. No: MM 111090

Description Of Content:
Two men standing in front of a window display of a butcher's shop. The men are wearing striped aprons, and there are sides of meat in the window.

This photograph shows butcher Joseph Doolan and his assistant Cliff Bubb outside Doolan's Butcher Shop at 411 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, circa 1925. Joseph Doolan was the proprietor of the shop from 1925 to around 1967. It was a corner store, on the corner of Westgarth Street. Note the shop windows which opened to the footpath.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Peter Doolan, 2006
Contributed by Mr Peter Doolan
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: TRADES
Secondary Classification: Butchering
Tertiary Classification: shop fronts
Original Caption: Doolan's Butcher Shop
Inscriptions: Photographic company imprint on reverse: 'KODAK AUSTRALIA / POSTCARD'.
People Depicted: Doolan, Joseph; Dolan, John
Organisations Depicted: Doolan's Butcher Shop
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, circa 1925

Place Depicted Notes: Corner of Westgarth Street and Brunswick Street.
Source of Date Depicted: contributor's information. Joseph Doolan was the proprietor of the shop from 1925 onwards.
Photographer: Unknown

Professional photographer.

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