Retail packaging (3), cardboard / metal / paper, David Jones Ltd / Hordern Brothers Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1930-1935
Box, cardboard, David Jones Ltd, Sydney, 1930
Brown, rectangular cardboard box and lid. Metal staples reinforce box and lid. The centre of the lid is printed in brown ink with the text "DAVID JONES LTD/ ESTABLISHED 1838" and an image of the department store. Handwritten in brown ink is the delivery address "Mr. L. Hart/ 5 Spencer Road/ Mosman/ 3rd January 1930/ 914/3". Handwritten in pencil is a description of the contents: "Veil".
Box, cardboard, David Jones Limited, Sydney, 1934
Brown, rectangular cardboard box and lid. Metal staples reinforce box and lid. The centre of the lid is printed in black ink with the text "for Service/ DAVID JONES/ LIMITED/ Sydney". An orange printed label with a decorative, black border is affixed to the top right hand corner of the lid. It has been printed in black ink with the text "From/ DAVID JONES LTD./ for Service, Sydney". Handwritten on the label in black ink is the delivery address "L Hart, Esq./ 4 Athol St./ Richard Ave/ Mosman". Beneath this in a combination of printed and handwritten text is "ASSISTANT/ NUMBER/ 918", "VOUCHER/ NUMBER/ L8", DATE OF / DESPATCH/ 3/9/34". Handwritten in blue texta pen (at a later date) is a description of the contents: "LACE".
Envelope, paper, Hordern Brothers Ltd, Sydney, [1930s]
Cream, rectangular, paper envelope printed with a dark blue border of three lines. In the top left hand corner a decorative crest encircles the monogram "HB/ LTD". Printed in the lower right hand corner in dark blue text is "Hordern Brothers Ltd./ Pitt & George Sts. Sydney".