Notebook - Mastrino, circa 1920 Reg. No: SH 000910
- Notebook used by Vincenzo Candela to record his clients' measurements. He had other notebooks which recorded his clients and income. After his arrival in Australia, from Italy in 1920, at the age of 47, Vincenzo established himself as a tailor, eventually establishing a successful 'Gents' High Class' tailoring business from home. He had a range of customers from Australian, Italian and Chinese backgrounds. He also worked on consignment for other Australians and Italians tailors in Melbourne. Candela learned the trade of dressmaking in Italy, most likely in Naples, a city renowned for its tailors.
- Mastrino notebook with black leather cover. The pages in the notebook are divided into lettered sections. There is extensive handwritten text within the notebook.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Phil Magris, 2000
|Dimensions:||150 mm (Height), 205 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||italian communities, italian immigration, tailors, business management, tailoring|
|Themes this item is part of:||Vincenzo Candela, Italian Migrant, Photographer & Tailor, 1920, Candela Collection, Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Migration Collection, Candela family, Italian Migrants, 1920, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015|
|Secondary Classification:||Settlement - Employment|
|Tertiary Classification:||training & employment records|
|Inscriptions:||Embossed on frontcover: Mastrino|
|Place Made:||Italy, circa 1918|
|User:||Vincenzo Candela, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1920-1943|
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