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Leaflet - Leviathan Ltd, 'Your Next Suit', circa 1935 Document Reg. No: HT 9873

Summary:
Leaflet titled 'Your Next Suit' advertising the Leviathan store's range men's clothing and footwear, circa1935. The shop was located in the Melbourne CBD, on the south west corner of Swanston and Bourke Streets.
Description:
Leaflet advertising Leviathan Ltd men's clothing, printed in black and orange ink on off-white paper folded in thirds. The title, "Your Next Suit" features on the front page, accompanied by an illustration of a tailor measuring a male customer's arm. The three pages inside advertise Leviathan's Valet Service, a Tailoring Offer for Pure Worsted Suitings - complete with two fabric samples - and Saxone Footwear. On the reverse, an advertisement for hats, and the Leviathan "Satisfaction is assured" guarantee.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Helen Neale, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 80 mm (Width), 127 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: advertising, tailoring
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Clothing & Fashion
Tertiary Classification: advertising
Inscriptions: Front page: "YOUR / NEXT / SUIT / Examine / the / Quality / Patterns / Inside / !"

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Advertiser: The Leviathan Store, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1935

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Gareth Posted on 24 Mar 2012 9:38 PM
I have a few buttons with "the leviathan ltd Melbourne" from great grandpa's suit. If you want them I can mail them in
Discovery Centre Posted on 25 Mar 2012 9:38 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Comment: Hi Gareth, all donation offers need to be made in writing through our with accompanying images and information as per the donation guidelines.

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