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Photograph - Framed, Simpson's Gloves Factory, Richmond, Victoria, circa 1930 Image Reg. No: SH 940707

Exterior view of the factory and showrooms of Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 488-496 Victoria Street, Richmond, circa 1930.

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.
This black and white picture shows a house, probably a glove factory. In front of the house five old-fashioned cars are parked on the street. The photograph is embedded in grey cardboard with text beneath the photograph. The whole picture is framed in a brown wooden frame and protected by a piece of plastic glass.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 34.70 cm (Height), 49.60 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: trades, working life
Themes this item is part of: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 1924-1988, Simpson's Gloves Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Amos Griffiths Simpson, Glove Manufacturer (1878-1953), 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: factory exteriors
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930

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