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95/230/3 Top hat and box, mens, silk/cardboard, worn by Hon Justice Wilfred Dovey, bought from Hunts of George St, maker unknown, England, [1945]
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Object statement
Top hat and box, mens, silk/cardboard, worn by Hon Justice Wilfred Dovey, bought from Hunts of George St, maker unknown, England, [1945]
'Made in England' printed on hat and hatbox. Name of maker unknown.

Made in c. 1945 and used up until c. 1960.
Used by the Hon Justice Wilfred Dovey.
The hat was made in England to be sold in Sydney by R Hunt & Co Pty Ltd of 314 George Street Sydney (in c.1945). It was purchased by Justice Wilfred Dovey and then passed on to his daughter Margaret Whitlam (m Gough Whitlam 1942).

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Description
Top hat and box, mens, silk/cardboard, worn by Hon Justice Wilfred Dovey, bought from Hunts of George St, maker unknown, England, [1945]
Black silk plush top hat with tall crown flaring slightly towards the top and trimmed with black felt hat band. Narrow brim with upturned edge trimmed with black gros grain, the underneath is covered with black cotton fabric. The hat is lined with cream silk and the hatband is made of tan fake leather, it has two lengths of cream ribbon threaded through punched holes and tied in a small bow at centre back. Handwritten inside on headband, 'Dovey'. Printed in black on lining of crown: 'EXTRA QUALITY/HUNTS/hatter/314, George/Street./SYDNEY./MADE IN ENGLAND'.
The oval hatbox with lid is made of cream cardboard and is covered with dark red textured paper with a trim of black around the bottom edge and the top edge of the lid. There is a sheet of paper glued to the top of the lid: 'FROM R. HUNT & CO PTY LTD/SHIRT MAKERS, TAILORS, HOSIERS, AND HATTERS./W. R. DOVERY, Esq., KC/174 Phillip Street, SYDNEY./314 GEORGE STREET, SYDNEY, N.S.W.'.

Made: England; 1945


Used: Dovey, Wilfred Robert; Australia

Owned: R Hunt & Co Pty Ltd; Sydney
Marks
Handwritten on hatband: 'DOVEY'. Printed on lining of hat: 'EXTRA QUALITY/HUNTS/hatter/314, George/Street./SYDNEY/MADE IN ENGLAND'. Printed on sheet of paper glued to lid of hatbox: 'FROM R. HUNT & CO PTY LTD/SHIRT MAKERS, TAILORS, HOSIERS, AND HATTERS/W.R. Dovey, Esq., KC/174 Phillip Street, SYDNEY/314 GEORGE STREET, SYDNEY, N.S.W.'.
95/230/3
Production date
1945

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Acquisition credit line
Gift of Gough Whitlam under the Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1995
Subjects
+ Fashion
+ Australian politics
+ Horse racing
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