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Glove Turner - 1920s Object Reg. No: SH 890915

Glove turnerr used at Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond, from circa 1920s. Used for turning fingers of gloves.

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.
Oblong wooden base, Australian red gum, with metal upright turner attached to top.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 37.50 cm (Height), 20.50 cm (Width), 46.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: glovemaking, leatherworking, trades, working life, -1
Themes this item is part of: 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, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: glove turners
Inscriptions: Plate inscribed ".... machinery / size / Textile Engineers".
User: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, 1920s-1980s

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