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Sign - 'Wanted Girls to Learn', Simpson's Gloves, Richmond, Victoria, circa 1950s Object Reg. No: SH 890771

Sign, 'Wanted Girls to Learn', Simpson's Gloves Factory, Richmond, Victoria, circa 1950s.

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.
Sheet of metal, painted black on one side, white lettering. Length of wire threaded through two holes at top for hanging up. Two half circles cut out of sides, edged with white.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 26.50 cm (Height), 36.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: black cotton
Themes this item is part of: Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory, 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
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: signage
Inscriptions: Text: WANTED/GIRLS/TO LEARN.
User: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s

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