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Stools - Wooden (Three of), Four-Legged, Simpson's Gloves, Richmond, Victoria, circa 1930s-1940s Object Reg. No: SH 891088

Summary:
Three heavy wooden stools, made from scrap pieces of timber at Simpson's Glove Factory in Richmond, Victoria, sometime between 1930 and 1950. It was made for a machinist, because the stool provided by the employer was not suitable.

Used until the factory closed in 1988.

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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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, circa 1930-1988

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