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Stools - Pedestal Type (Four of), Adjustable, Simpson's Gloves, Richmond, Victoria, circa 1930s Object Reg. No: SH 891028

Summary:
Four 'Singer' pedesrtal stools, with screw type adjustable height wooden seats. Used at Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond, 1928-1988. Found in upstairs work area.

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.
Description:
Four stools, each on cast-iron pedestal with three feet, round wooden seats, adjustable in height by rotating screw-threaded seat stem in pedestal.
1. 30 cm diameter circular wooden seat, on 44 cm high plain cast-iron pedestal with three feet (no identification).
2. 30 cm diameter circular wooden seat, on 44 cm high plain cast-iron pedestal with three feet (no identification).
3. 30 cm diameter circular wooden seat, on 51 cm high plain cast-iron pedestal with three feet screwed onto T-shaped wooden blocks for extra height. "SINGER" cast in raised lettering across each foot.
3. 30 cm diameter circular wooden seat, on 53 cm high plain cast-iron pedestal with three feet screwed onto T-shaped wooden blocks for extra height. "SINGER" cast in raised lettering across each foot.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 0.00 cm (Length)

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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: furniture
User: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, 1928-1988

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