Historical information

J.Kennon & Sons were known particularly for their use of the chrome tanning process. They were also buyers and exporters of Australian skins and wool.The firm had tanning works,, established in 1863, offices and stores in the vicinity of River Street, Richmond and a leather warehouse in Bridge Road. [ Source -Heritage Victoria https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwiI7OnmofT_AhUia2wGHXNGCaUQFnoECBQQAQ&url=http%3A%2F%2Fimages.heritage.vic.gov.au%2Fattachment%2F24257&usg=AOvVaw0ER8QGZ-3eW4PAg0VM909h&opi=89978449]



Physical description

Cream coloured account with details eg product and amount in black ink. Includes a separate piece of paper attached to page, with a recipe for vermin destroyer typed in red ink.

Inscriptions & markings

Credit account of N. L. Smith, Rhyll, Phillip Island. One bag of Rabbit Weevily. March 23, 1914 J. Kennon & Sons River Street, Richmond