15th May 2024

Button Stories from the Past

The Telegraph (Brisbane), 20th October 1892 page 5.

Sunday Times (Perth), 23rd April 1939 page 24.

I had concerns that this might be an urban myth, but did find a record of an auction of a couple of buttons, one a conch shell example, past down through his family. The buttons was one of a set worn on a black velvet dress coat!

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