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Purse - Two-Tone Brown Leather, Simpson's Gloves, Richmond, Victoria, circa 1930s Object Reg. No: SH 890981

Summary:
Small two-tone brown leather purse, light brown front and back, dark brown gusset. Made by Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond, circa 1930s.

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:
Back extends to flap which press studs onto front, and closes with press stud.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 4.00 cm (Height), 7.50 cm (Width), 11.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: glovemaking, leatherworking, trades, working life
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: sample products
Manufacturer: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s

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