Jacket & Trousers - Oilskin, Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, pre 1987 Object Reg. No: SH 910292

Jacket and pants made from oilskin, made by E. Leroy (Aust.) Pty. Ltd. under the brandname of Driza-Bone. Used at Newmarket Saleyards.
Jacket and a pair of pants made from oiled fabric, also called oilskin. Jacket is just below hip length with a large wide collar at the neck with a smaller collar inside this. Jacket is lined with a cotton fabric. Studs down either side of front with an outer studded flap. Label inside neck of jacket. Pants are made of the same fabric as the jacket but are not lined. No zips in pants. Two studs on either side of the front. Label inside front waist of pants. Both jacket and pants have darker areas from wear and folds.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr & Mrs W. & J. Clifton
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 90.00 cm (Height), 70.00 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Pants: 103.00 40.00

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Tagged with: working life, livestock, rural industry, rural victoria, livestock sale yards, making history - newmarket saleyards
Themes this item is part of: Drovers at the Newmarket Saleyards, Joe Raymer's Memories of Droving at the Newmarket Saleyards, 1940-1963, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Newmarket Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Male
Tertiary Classification: ensembles
Inscriptions: Label: 'DRIZA-BONE/REGD./E. LEROY (Aust) PTY. LTD./ALL COTTON/SIZE 5. Label:' AUSTRALIAN/MADE'. Label:'5'.
Manufacturer: E. Leroy (Aust.) Pty. Ltd., Australia, pre 1987
Place Used: Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, pre 1987

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