Historical information

Cutting shears used in 1907 by William Cox. Travelled to England and worked for a tailor in the West End, London for a year. Returned to Australia, married in 1908. Opened a shop in Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. Mrs Hooke's husband, Bernard Arthur was born at Wandinong, Canterbury Road, Blackburn and was Chairman of the Advisory Committee 1973 - 1996

Physical description

Tailor's cutting shears, 34 cm long