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- A Place & Date Depicted Richmond, Australia
Photograph - Framed, Simpson's Gloves Factory, Richmond, Victoria, circa 1930 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
|Dimensions:||34.70 cm (Height), 49.60 cm (Length)|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||SIMPSON'S GLOVES PTY. LTD./ RICHMOND CIRCA 1930|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930|
This item is part of the following themes:
- 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