Links

Here are a few interesting and/or related links.

http://www.australiandressregister.org An online register of dress with an Australian provenance pre-1975.

http://migrationheritage.nsw.gov.au/exhibition/objectsthroughtime/convictbutton  Part of a history resource. This page shows a convict button and explains its history.

https://www.coles.com.au/about-coles/centenary   A history of the company.

http://localhistory.kingston.vic.gov.au/htm/article/579.htm   A history of the Semco company.

http://www.thimbleselect.com   A site to buy and learn out thimbles from Australia and elsewhere.  Also some other sewing collectibles.

http://www.vicbuttonclub.com.au   Website of the Victorian Button Collectors Club.  Meets monthly in Burwood East.

http://trove.nla.gov.au     Website of the National Library of Australia.

http://www.naa.gov.au    Website of the National Archives of Australia. A wonderful resource.

http://museum.wa.gov.au/research/research-areas/history/sheridans-badges    About Sheridan’s (of course!)

http://wanumismatica.org.au/medalists-badge-makers/sheridans  

http://www.stokesbadges.com.au/about/   For Stokes and Sons.

Other recommended vintage bloggers:

http://crazyhaberdasher.blogspot.com.au/

http://www.ccsretro.com