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Sign - Royal Products, Coir Mat & Cotton Mop Department, 1987 Object Reg. No: SH 931290

Summary:
Sign for the Coir Mat & Cotton Mop Department of Royal Products made in 1987. This department was part of the Packing and Assembly Industries of the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind. The sign was used as the business sign on the door of the workshop at Clifton Street in Prahran. The Factory moved to Prahran in May 1987. When collected the sign was hanging on a wall inside the workshop at the Factory on St. Kilda Road.
Description:
Rectangular sign with black and red lettering on a white painted background, with six screw holes around edges.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 25.00 cm (Height), 50.30 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: trades, working life, industries, disability organisations, visual impairment
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Health Organisations
Tertiary Classification: signage
Inscriptions: Text: ROYAL PRODUCTS/COIR MAT & COTTON MOP DEPT.
Place & Date Made: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1987
Place & Date Used: Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), Prahran, Victoria, Australia, 1987-1992
References: Malcolm Fraser - R.V.I.B. Factory workshop supervisor; Monty James - R.V.I.B. worker

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