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Label - Youngers

From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
White paper label with red and green printing adhered to a piece of grey cardboard. There is another label on the same card.
Size
Label L 14cm W 11cm Card L 24cm W 22cm
Object Registration
002521
Keywords
youngers warrnambool
Historical information
John Younger came to Warrnambool from Yackandandah in 1888 originally with a partner John Jeffrey and opened a store selling general merchandise. In 1914 a new company known as Younger PTY LTD. was formed. The business grew into a large department store in Liebig Street. In 1958 the business was sold to Charles Moore and continued trading as Youngers. The store closed in 1980
When Made
Early 20th century
Made By
Gaspars Modern Printing Co. (Maker)
Significance
This label is an important memento of one of the key businesses in Liebig Street, Warrnambool in the 20th century. Younger stores are credited with making Liebig Street the main street in this city.
Inscriptions & Markings
Youngers THE HEART OF WARRNAMBOOL YOUNGER PTY. LTD.,LIEBIG STREET,WARRNAMBOOL
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date 'PHONE 8021
Last updated
18 Jul 2019 at 1:05PM