Historical information

Permewan Wright & Co Ltd were one of the biggest shipping agents on the Murray in the 2nd half of the 19th century. They were a cartage company established in 1856 in Geelong, who opened one of its twenty Victorian branches at Echuca in 1875. The company dominated the river trade in Echuca during the 1880s and 1890s, operating a fleet of steamers on the Murray, Murrumbidgee and Edwards Rivers.

Physical description

Off White Vase with blue decorative Permewan Wright Co Flag. Thin blue lines encircled at top and middle. Slightly scalloped opening.

Inscriptions & markings

Decorative Scrolls embossed on one side.