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Dust Mask Refills - Protector Safety Products Pty. Ltd, circa 1970-1990 Reg. No: SH 912688
- Alternative Name(s): Dust Respirator Refills, Dust Mask Filter Refills
Dust Mask Refills made by Protector Safety Products Pty. Ltd, circa 1970-1990. They were taken from Area C at Adolph Bruhn & Son's Wood Turners Shop, 283 Coventry Street, South Melbourne. The business was established by Adolph Bruhn circa 1893 in Little Collins Street, Melbourne. Upon his death in 1919 it was then operated by Adolph's son Sophus Christopher Bruhn. Upon Sophus's death in 1959 his son Sophus Walter Bruhn took over the business. In 1970 Sophus reduced the scale of the business and relocated to South Melbourne. The business closed upon Sophus's death in January 1990.
Adolph Bruhn migrated to Australia from Germany in 1884, at the age of 29. He arrived in Adelaide where he lived for 10 months before moving to Victoria, where he settled, established his business, married and had five children.
- Rectangular cardboard box, green and white lettering on a yellow and green background containing 24 "Protector" brand dust mask refills.
|Dimensions:||14.50 cm (Height), 4.30 cm (Width), 9.70 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||trades, german communities, german immigration, woodturning industry|
|Themes this item is part of:||Bruhn Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||protective clothing|
|Inscriptions:||Printed box: PROTECTOR/NON INFLAMMABLE/24 /DUST MASK/REFILLS/HYGIENIC AND COMFORTABLE/CAT. NO. F/R 701/REFILL FOR DUST MASK CAT. NO. RM 701....PROTECTOR SAFETY PRODUCTS PTY. LTD./SYDNEY AUSTRALIA - AUCKLAND N.Z. - JOHANNESBURG/SOUTH AFRICA - LONDON ENGLAND.|
|Manufacturer:||Protector Safety Products Pty. Ltd., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1970-1990|
|Place & Date Used:||Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970-1990|