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From the Collection of Brighton Historical Society First Floor Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Brighton Town Hall) Corner Carpenter and Wilson Streets Brighton Victoria

Description
A pair of ivory kid ladies' gloves secured at the wrist with a metal catch. Circa 1853.
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Object Registration
T0002.10
Keywords
kid gloves, barone, seaview, brighton, 1850s
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.
When Made
circa 1853
Inscriptions & Markings
Modern inscription on the inside of the glove: "'Barone', worn at Hastings E (presumably England), 1853."
Last updated
11 Aug 2019 at 12:52PM