The Pelaco factory at 23 Goodwood St on Richmond Hill, Melbourne was purpose built in 1922, and it was known for its pioneering production systems and improved working conditions.
Women boxing up folded shirts - 1951
Pelaco employees overlooking Richmond from the roof of the factory
Poster featuring an Indigenous man wearing a white shirt and brandishing a boomerang. The text reads 'Mine tinkit. You come back for Pelaco. "They fit."'
The ‘jacket-o’ by Pelaco, 1962
Eric Thake (1904-1982) - Pelaco Shirt Factory, 1952
PELACO MENS SHIRTS 1955 Vintage Advertising original
Lady Pelaco Italian silk blouses, 1959