Historical information

This item is from the "Barone" Collection. "Barone" (also known as "Seaview") was a stately Brighton home built at 9 Moule Avenue prior to 1855 and demolished in 1986. The house's residents included Edward Elgin Browne (during 1859-72), a Melbourne tea merchant, and the family and descendants of retired Scottish Army captain Archibald Black (during the period 1880-1970). Its neighbors included “St Ninians” owned by the Ward Cole family, “Seacombe” owned by the Moule family, and the home of James Grahame and his family.

Physical description

A pair of ivory kid ladies' gloves secured at the wrist with a metal catch. Circa 1853.

Inscriptions & markings

Modern inscription on the inside of the glove: "'Barone', worn at Hastings E (presumably England), 1853."