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Boots - Safety, Lace-up, Black Object Reg. No: SH 920929

Pair of lace-up black ankle-length leather safety boots. Used in Laverton, Melbourne, between 1961 and 1990, at Pigment Manufacturers of Australia.

Pigment Manufacturers of Australia was established at Laverton in 1961. It manufactured two main classes of pigments, Azo and Phthalocyanine, which were sold mainly to the local ink and paint markets. PMA closed down in 1990 due to a range of economic and environmental factors.
Pair of lace-up black ankle-length leather safety boots. Rounded toes; curved vamps. Six pairs of eyelets, threaded with leather shoelaces. The boots are somewhat worn.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Pigment Manufacturers of Australia (PMA), 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 170 mm (Height), 105 mm (Width), 303 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: for each boot

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Tagged with: chemical industry, industries, occupational health safety, trades, working life, protective clothing safety wear
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Paints & Pigments
Tertiary Classification: protective clothing
Place & Date Used: Pigment Manufacturers of Australia, Laverton, Victoria, Australia, 1961-1990

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