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Negative - Melbourne, Victoria, 1875-1876 Image Reg. No: MM 003702

Summary:
Negative of the shop of A Fischer, Upholsterer & Mattress Maker. A. Fischer was listed in the Sands & McDougall Directory at 42 Little Collins St, between 1875 and 1876.
Description Of Content:
A woman and two young boys in front of the shop of A. Fischer, Upholsterer & Mattress Maker.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs D. Owen, 1987
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: advertising, beds, factories, retail workers, retailing, shops, upholsterers, verandahs
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: TRADES
Secondary Classification: Upholstering
Organisations Depicted: A. Fischer, Upholsterer & Matressmaker
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: A. Fischer, Upholsterer & Mattressmaker, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1875-1876

Information from image contributor suggested a tentative location of Brunswick and date of circa 1880. Sands & McDougall Directories locate the business of A. Fischer, upholsterer and matteress maker, at 42 Little Collins Street, only in 1875 and 1876.
References: Sands & McDougall's Melbourne Directories: 1872 p.33; 1874 p.865; 1875 p.907; 1876; 1878 p.789; 1883 p.970; & 1890 p.1243.

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