Shop nameplate ‘F V RICHARDS’

Made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1946-1968.

This brass nameplate, ‘F.V. Richards’, hung next to the Richard’s clothing shop located at 53-59 Rowe Street, Sydney. Operating from 1923 to 1973, the shop was well-known for its range of fine British clothes for men and women.

From humble beginnings in a single-roofed shanty in a remote mining town to a prosperous modern store selling comprehensive range of fine clothing, in its more than 85 years of operation F.V Richards and Co., known simply as Richards, was a retailing success story. Its ...


Nameplate, 'F.V. RICHARDS', brass, Richard's clothing shop, Rowe Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1946-1968


This brass nameplate, 'F.V. Richards', was made for the Richard's clothing shop that operated at 53-59 Rowe Street, Sydney, from 1923 to 1973.


Gift of multiple donors Rowe Street Archive Project (2001-2005), 2009
14 October, 2009

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