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Handbag Ornament Samples - Carded, Hahlo, 1930s Reg. No: SH 890715
- Card of 43 metal handbag ornaments, gold and silver, and mounted on a card covered with blue plush. Imported from Max D. Hahlo, Hamburg, 1930s.
Used at Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond, 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.
- Card has a protective felt cover. Catalogue numbers for each ornament are written on the back of the card.
- Acquisition Information:
- Tax Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
- Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
|Dimensions:||37.00 cm (Height), 23.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||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:||materials samples|
|Inscriptions:||Back of card also reads "Ref: 1888 / Coll 6".|
|Distributor:||Max Hahlo, Hamburg, Germany, 1930s|
|User:||Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1936-1940|
This item is part of the following themes:
- 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