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Shoe - Navy & White, Unfinished, 1933 Object Reg. No: SH 891896

Summary:
Unfinished navy and white left shoe sample made in Stafford, England, 1933. It was used at Simpson's Glove Pty Ltd. Amos Simpson had fiends in the boot trade, he attempted to assemble shoes but did not go into full manufacture

Simpson's Gloves 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:
Left shoe, flat enclosed shoe with ankle strap in navy leather with cream detailing around base.
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, working life, glovemaking, shoes, product samples
Themes this item is part of: 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, Simpson's Gloves Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: sample products
Place & Date Made: Stafford, Staffordshire, England, Great Britain, 1933
Place & Date Used: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s-1980s

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