Costume Accessories:Button Collection - W McDonald Tailor Warrnambool
From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria
- Four small silver metal buttons with recessed shank. Embossed on front surface with lettering. Stitched to light card.
- 13mm in diameter.
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- Buttons from Mr William Donald McDonald. He trained for 5 years with Armstrong Tailors He had a tailor’s shop at the southern end of Liebig St before World War 1. On returning from overseas war service, he was employed by Warrnambool City Council as a gas meter reader. He was later promoted to office staff. He died in 1947.
- Circa 1900.
- A common item which is linked to a Warrnambool business and person.
- W McDonald Warrnambool.
- 3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM