16th February 2021

Tailors’ buttons

Foy & Gibson, Adelaide

See also  http://www.austbuttonhistory.com/branded-buttons/branded-buttons-department-store-buttons-a-g/#F


J. McAnna, Adelaide

John McAnna moved to Adelaide in 1874 and set up in Rundle Street. He retired around 1915, and died in 1927, aged 84 years.

The Advertiser (Adelaide), 8th July 1927 page 15.

McIvers & Smith, Perth

The Daily News (Perth) 12th January 1895 page 2.

Joseph McIver and William John Smith operated from Howick Street from 1894-1900. Thomas McIver appears to have then gone into business with a new partner, a Mr Joseph Mordern. This partnership dissolved in 1909, the business continuing as McIver & Co. Mr McIver died in 1917.

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