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Stool - Pedestal Type, Adjustable, Simpson's Gloves, Richmond, Victoria, circa 1930s Object Reg. No: SH 891028 3

Summary:
Adjustable stool on pedestal, with round wooden seat that screws to adjust the height. Manufactured by the Singer Sewing Machine Co, circa 1930s. Used at Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond, 1928-1988.

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.
Description:
51 cm high plain cast-iron pedestal with three feet, each screwed onto wooden blocks for extra height. 30 cm diameter circular wooden seat, adjustable in height by rotating screw-threaded seat stem in pedestal.
Acquisition Information:
Tax Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 51 cm (Height), 30 cm (Width)

More information

Themes this item is part of: 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, Simpson's Gloves Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: furniture
Inscriptions: "SINGER" cast in raised lettering across each foot.
Manufacturer: Singer Sewing Machine Co., circa 1930s
User: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1928-1988
References: See Parent Record

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