Trade & Industry

  • # 25263

    COUNCIL OF ACTION FOR EQUAL PAY (NSW)

    Are women paid men’s rates?

    Sydney : Council of Action for Equal Pay N.S.W., 1942 ; (Sydney : Worker Trustees). “Pamphlet no. 4”. Octavo (243 x 153 mm), original pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 16 pp; a good copy.

  • # 24893

    PATTERSON, SHUGG, PTY. LTD.

    To wish you health and prosperity : 1930 : from Patterson, Shugg Pty. Ltd., 115 Hardware Street, Melbourne.

    Melbourne : Patterson, Shugg Pty. Ltd., [1929]. Small quarto folding greeting card (227 x 177 mm), mottled brown card with black lettering and gilt decoration to front, inside with tipped-in colour print and accompanying printed caption: ‘Reproduction of a picture, the sky and water being composed of butterflies’ wings, and the remainder hand-painted on glass.’; …

  • # 25063

    TOOHEYS LTD.

    [BEER] Tooheys : the original oatmeal stout : health giving & nutritious

    [Sydney : Tooheys Ltd., c.1960]. Beer crate label, 220 x 475 mm, unmounted; short tear at left edge, otherwise superb.

  • # 25030

    [KYOTO SERICULTURE TRAINING COLLEGE]

    [SILK] Souvenir photograph album of the Kyoto Sericulture Training School, Japan, 1938.

    Large quarto album (320 x 270 mm), original custom binding of black velvet covered boards, the upper board with title in German stamped in gilt ‘Seidenzucht Hochschule zu Kioto / 1938’, original silk ties; ff [2] (preliminaries printed in Japanese), [88], with approximately 200 silver gelatin photographs in various formats tipped-in on the rectos of the thin …

  • # 24913

    COLONIAL SUGAR REFINING CO. LTD.

    Masonite Temprtile : 5 yards of “tile” laid in one sheet

    Sydney : CSR Building Materials Division, [October 1939]. (Date from printer’s code). Folding sheet 243 x 167 mm, folding to 143 x 83 mm, printed on both sides, colour illustrated; in very good condition. Trove locates only one example (Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. Caroline Simpson Research Library).

  • # 24920

    METTERS-KFB PTY. LTD.

    [MELBOURNE] Metters-KFB : Fuel heating stoves and grates : 1940.

    Melbourne : Metters-KFB Pty., Ltd., [1940]. Trade catalogue “No. 318”. Large folding sheet, 165 x 495 mm, fully illustrated on both sides, folding to 165 x 80 mm; in very good condition. Trade catalogue, with prices, for domestic stoves and grates. No copies located on Trove.  

  • # 24894

    ANDREWS BROS. PTY. LTD. (MELBOURNE)

    Andrews Bros. Proprietary Limited : a jubilee : 1876 – 1926.

    Melbourne : Osboldstone & Co. Pty. Ltd, 1926. Octavo (227 x 143 mm), textured brown card covers (a tiny amount of flecking) with gilt embossed lettering and decoration to front, original string ties, pp [24], photographically illustrated throughout; a fine copy. To celebrate 50 years in business, the hugely successful Melbourne woollen clothing manufacturer and …

  • # 24909

    AUSTRALIA. DEPARTMENT OF MARKETS & MIGRATION. [HERBERT, Harold, artist)

    Australia for the farm labourer.

    Melbourne : Minister for Markets and Migration, April 1926. (Date of issue printed on inside front wrapper). Octavo (217 x 137 mm), pictorial wrappers featuring a design by Harold Herbert (front and back), 24 pp, b/w photographic illustrations, double-page map; bottom corners of text leaves creased (one leaf with torn corner), a few old paper-clip …

  • # 24910

    AUSTRALIA. DEPARTMENT OF MARKETS & MIGRATION. [HERBERT, Harold, artist)

    Australia for the British boy.

    [Melbourne : Minister for Markets and Migration, 1926?]. Octavo (217 x 137 mm), pictorial wrappers featuring a design by Harold Herbert (front and back), 23 pp, b/w photographic illustrations, double-page map; a few old paper-clip rust marks to top margins, else very good. Trove locates four examples with London imprint and different dates – 1925, …

  • # 24914

    PREMIER WIRE WORKS PTY. LTD. (MELBOURNE)

    Premier Wire Works Pty. Ltd. Richmond, Vic.

    Richmond, Vic. : Premier Wire Works, [1940?]. Quarto (260 x 210 mm), original rivet binding at top edge, [10] leaves roneo printed on one side only, all illustrated; dog-eared corners, pale water stain to top corners of a few leaves, else good. Cheaply produced in-house by Melbourne manufacturer Premier Wire Works of Richmond, this scarce …

  • # 25337

    AMERICAN & AUSTRALASIAN PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY; MERLIN, Beaufoy (1830-1873)

    View of the New Lambton colliery, Newcastle, New South Wales, circa 1870.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 62 x 104 mm; verso imprinted ‘American & Australasian Photographic Company, Sydney Office, 11 Barrack Street. Beaufoy Merlin’; the print is somewhat faded towards the right hand edge, but the lettering ‘New Lambton’ on the sign on the wooden building on the far right is clearly legible; the print is otherwise …

  • # 23694

    Anon.

    [MANUSCRIPT] Persons to whom Bread Fruit Potatoes were sent. 1814.

    [London?] : s.n. Folio bifolium (325 x 200 mm), manuscript in ink written on 2 1/2 sides, headed ‘Bread fruit Potatoes sent out fm. Middr. 1813 to Middsumr. 1814. Journal’ (prior to the Industrial Revolution, keeping accounts from Midsummer to Midsummer was the way that agriculture-related production and finances were recorded); the ‘journal’ is a …

  • # 25310

    [BEALE & COMPANY LTD.]; A. McPHERSON & CO.; O. S. HEMPEL (maker)

    [GLASS CINEMA SLIDE] Beale’s Australian pianos. Call and get the “Beale” at our Show Room. Easy terms arranged. A. McPherson, Agent for Dandenong.

    [Melbourne?] : O. S. Hempel, [1916-1918]. Glass magic lantern slide, 82 x 82 mm; maker’s name ‘O. S. Hempel’ in image lower right; in fine condition. A superb World War One-era glass cinema slide advertising the iconic, Sydney-made Australian Beale piano. The slide was produced by O. S. Hempel for A. McPherson & Co., Beale’s …

  • # 24737

    MOSER, H. (Herman) (1838-1905)

    James Oddie, the “Father of Ballarat”, posing in front of the business premises of J. Oddie & Co., Land and Estate Agents. Ballarat, circa 1868.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 62 x 101 mm (mount), verso with decorative back mark of ‘H. Moser, Photo Artist, Creswick, By Special Appointment to H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh’; both the albumen print and mount are in fine condition. A possibly unrecorded photograph, taken around 1868 by Creswick photographer Herman Moser, of the …

  • # 25038

    Photographer(s) unknown.

    Archive of photographs belonging to a Dutch East India Company coffee plantation overseer in East Java, early 1900s.

    This small archive of 32 photographs – taken with a variety of camera types, and for the most part by different amateur photographers – was compiled by a Dutch East India Company employee, and documents his life as an overseer on a Company coffee plantation in East Java in the early 1900s. The backs of …

  • # 24738

    DURYEA, Townsend

    Photographic portrait of businessman Edward Neale Wigg, eldest son of Adelaide bookseller E. S. Wigg. December, 1868.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 104 x 64 mm (mount), recto with a contemporary caption in ink identifying the sitter as ‘Edw. N. Wigg’ and dated December 27 1868; verso with the illustrated back mark of Adelaide’s most prestigious photographer, Townsend Duryea, and contemporary note in pencil ‘Son of E. S. Wigg’; both the print …