Where is it from?

Association locations map

Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Stools - Small Wooden (Two of), Simpson's Gloves, Richmond, Victoria, circa 1930 Object Reg. No: SH 891087

Summary:
Two small wooden stools used in the Simpson's Glove Factory, Richmond. The stool was made from rough scrap timber, and was easily portable, so it may have been taken outside at lunch time. It was collected from the glove-making area of the factory.

Made at the factory circa 1930, and 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

More information

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, 1928-1988

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.
Yes No