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Berlei (Australia) production plants, ca. 1959-1962 / photographed by Royce A. Rees

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Berlei (Australia) production plants, ca. 1959-1962 / photographed by Royce A. Rees

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PXA 961/vol. 1

Record identifier

n7oVZGAn

Berlei (Australia) production plants, ca. 1959-1962 / photographed by Royce A. Rees

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Berlei (Australia) production plants, ca. 1959-1962 / photographed by Royce A. Rees

Full title

Berlei (Australia) production plants, ca. 1959-1962 / photographed by Royce A. Rees

Date

ca. 1959-1962

Call Numbers

PXA 961/vol. 1

Record Identifier

n7oVZGAn
Physical Description

Contents

1 album (41 photoprints) - 25.5 x 32.8 cm. - gelatin silver

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Copyright status : In copyright - Life of photographer plus 70 years

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Photographic album of Berlei House corset and brassiere manufacturers, Regent Street, Sydney, and Berlei Wollongong, Lithgow and Punchbowl. Shows exterior and interior views of all aspects of production including engineering, planning & die making, the main machining sections, quality control, pressing & boxing, as well as showroom, foyer & offices

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Full title

Berlei (Australia) production plants, ca. 1959-1962 / photographed by Royce A. Rees

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Album dated by when "Maidenform" bras (p.38-39) were launched in Australia. Reference: 'Berlei Review', July 1959.

Foyer of Berlei House, Sydney (p.3) shows the clock designed and sculptured by Bim Hilder.
The head office and some manufacturing was done in Sydney. However, decentralisation to areas of high female unemployment took place i...

Signature / Inscriptions

Photographs are all titled
"This album produced by Royce A. Rees photography, 12 Cunningham Street, Sydney. Presentation & Printing by Janice L. Taylor" -- on last page

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented 1993

Exhibited in

This Working Life

Administrative / Biographical history

John Garling Hurley (1906-1989) became Managing Director of Berlei Limited in 1969

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PXA 961/vol. 1

Record Identifier

n7oVZGAn

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