4th October 2018

New finds:

New tailors’ Buttons:

A. E. Barber, Coburg:

Albert Ernest Barber (1891-1973) had a tailor’s establishment at 438 Sydney Road, Coburg in 1936-7. His son Albert Joseph, and daughter Alma Daisy, were also in the trade.

D, M. Mackintosh, Melbourne:

Donald McQueen Mackintosh senior (1857-1935) was a Scotsman who moved to Australia before 1891. He worked as a tailor in Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne. from around 1902 he operated from Collins Street before moving to Flinders Street. he was still there in 1923. his son Donald junior was a champion shooter, competing in the 1900 Olympic games.

 

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