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Photograph - Workers at Benches, Simpson's Gloves Factory, Richmond, Victoria, circa 1930 Image Reg. No: MM 114824

Photograph of men standing at cutting our benches in upstairs work room of Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 488-496 Victoria Street, Richmond, 1928-1932.

Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd was formed in 1924 and produced leather gloves and coats, handbags, helmets and associated leather goods. The company first operated in Smith Street, and subsequently Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, relocating to Victoria Street, Richmond in 1928, where it remained until 1988.
Monochrome photograph
Description Of Content:
Men at work cutting fabric for the manufacture of gloves at the factory of Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 488-496 Victoria Street, Richmond, 1928-1932.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 110 mm (Height), 158 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: trades, working life, glovemaking
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 Accessories
Tertiary Classification: factory interiors
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Organisation Depicted: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930

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