Shopping bag for Richard’s Clothing Shop

Made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1960s.

This plastic shopping bag was made in the 1960s for 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 ...

Summary

2009/79/5
Shopping bag, plastic, Richard's clothing shop, Rowe Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1960s

Production

This plastic shopping bag was made in the 1960s for 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.
1960s

Source

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

Cite this Object

Shopping bag for Richard's Clothing Shop 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 14 December 2017, <https://ma.as/372842>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/372842 |title=Shopping bag for Richard's Clothing Shop |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=14 December 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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