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Handbag Ornament Samples - Carded, Hahlo, 1930s Object Reg. No: SH 890715

Summary:
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.
Description:
Card has a protective felt cover. Catalogue numbers for each ornament are written on the back of the card.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 37.00 cm (Height), 23.00 cm (Length)

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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

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