Royal Exhibition Building Collection

Newspaper Cutting - 'The Interior Under The Dome', The Australasian Sketcher, Melbourne, 24 Jul 1880

Women began working at the Sunshine Harvester Works in the early 1900s. They were mostly employed in the company's head office in Bourke Street. When increasing numbers of women began to enter the factory floor over the next decade, they were met with union resistance. Trade unions were concerned that the employment of women would undermine wages and conditions and take work away from male  ...

Women began working at the Sunshine Harvester Works in the early They…

Postcard - Sunshine Harvester Works, 1910

Factory Site of Sunshine Harvester Works

Postcard - Lady Northcote, President of the Women's Work Exhibition, 1907

Postcard - Lady Northcote, President of the Women's Work Exhibition, 1907

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Postcard with a photographic portrait of Lady Northcote, President of the Women's Work Exhibition, 1907. This postcard, a souvenir of the Women's Work Exhibition held at the Exhibition Building from 23 October to 30 November 1907, was posted from the inner-Melbourne suburb Northcote in 1907. The writer of the postcard, F.M., states she is going to reclaim it from the addressee when she returns  ...

Postcard - Lady Northcote, President of the Women's Work Exhibition, 1907


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