John Stevens

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John Stevens was a furrier whose premises (according to the Australasian Federal Directory) were located on Raglan Street, Ballarat.[1]

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History

In 1918 Stevens, The Furriers, boasted a large stock of Musquash, Coney Seal, Russian Squirrel, Australan and New Zealand Coney. Eighty rabbits made a beautiful coat, and the skin could be dyed black or brown. Fox skins were bough, and alos tanned and made up into designs.[2]

Legacy

Site

426 Sturt Street Ballarat[3]


The People

The 1918 proprietor was James H. Davey.

M.P. Stevens

See also

Furriers

Notes

References

  1. Rogers, J. W. F. (ed.). (c. 1887). The Australasian Federal Directory of Commerce, Trades & Professions. Melbourne: J. W. F. Rogers.
  2. Beautiful Ballarat, 1918.
  3. Beautiful Ballarat, 1918.

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--Beth Kicinski 11:09, 17 July 2012 (EST); --Clare K.Gervasoni 16:10, 20 October 2017 (AEDT)

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