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Wooden Box - Simpson's Glove Factory Object Reg. No: SH 891089

Summary:
Wooden box, used by the factory workers to keep personal belongings and spare materials, at Simpsons Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond. The boxes sat alongside the worker's chair. Made from available timber at the factory.

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.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: trades
Themes this item is part of: Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, 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
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: factory fittings
User: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930-1988

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