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Glove Patterns & Cutters - Simpson's Gloves, Richmond, Victoria, 1950s-1970s Object Reg. No: SH 891050

Summary:
Glove patterns and cutters used at Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond. The heavy cutters date from the 1950s-1960s. The metal and cardboard patterns date from 1970s.

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.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 0.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: cutting tools, glove patterns, glovemaking, glovemaking patterns, leatherworking, trades, working life
Themes this item is part of: Simpson's Gloves Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, 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
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: patterns
User: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1950s-1970s

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