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Price List - Carron Timber Yards, J. Wright & Son, Princes Bridge, Melbourne, 22 Apr 1901 Document Reg. No: HT 30026

Summary:
Price list printed on card, issued by Carron Timber Yards, J. Wright & Son, at Sturt Street and City Roads, South Melbourne, on 22 April 1901. The list provides prices for floorings, linings, weatherboards, oregon, hardwood, red gum, palings, shelving, lumber, and 'deals' in red and white baltic and American spruce.
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Pale brown card (originally lighter) printed with several different fonts and ornate circular motif inscribed 'PRINCES BRIDGE / MELBOURNE'. Reverse of card provides a price list from 22 April 1901, speficying timber types and prices.

Irregular fading suggests card has been displayed or stored while overlaid with other materials.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: building materials, retailing, timber, galvanised iron, weatherboards, cement
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION
Secondary Classification: Residential Buildings
Tertiary Classification: home building
Inscriptions: Printed on front: 'Carron Timber Yards / (close to Princes Bridge) / J. WRIGHT & SON / STURT STREEET & CITY ROAD / Builders Material of all descriptions / Joiners Work Galvanized Iron Spouting / Ridging Cement &c &c.'.

Printed on reverse: 'PRESENT PRICE LIST FROM 22ND APR., 1901.' Extensive text follows.
Organisation Named: J. Wright & Son, 22 Apr 1901

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