28th November 2018

New Finds:

Embassy cards 1980s:

From Trove:

Researching hand plaited leather buttons, I learnt that not only was this done by  women as outworkers in their own homes, but also by “crippled children”, presumably as a sheltered workshop activity. A lady in Perth did buttons and other leather work as her own small business in Perth.

The West Australian, 23rd April 1953.



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