Tuesday, 13 September 2016

TROVE TUESDAY 13 SEPTEMBER, 2016 : CHRISTMAS GIFTS CHOICES 1913










Bellingen's very own Paradise
The Hammond and Wheatley Emporium in the 1920s. Photo: courtesy of the Bellinger Valley Historical Society.






HAMMOND & WHEATLEY
COMMERCIAL EMPORIUM
BELLINGEN

New South Wales



CHRISTMAS OFFER 1913

How times have changed... maybe these days, you may be offered a calendar. Which of these delights would you ask for, or would you even feel comfortable going to the office to ask?




Article courtesy of TROVE ... Raleigh Sun, Friday 12 December, 1913

A tempting array of merchandise on display
The Hammond and Wheatley Emporium interior, 1917. Photo: courtesy of the Bellinger Valley Historical Society.



Today's Paradise
The Hammond and Wheatley Emporium as it stands today. Photo: courtesy of Gordon Smith. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Australia.





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You can read more about the history of Hammond & Wheatley
The building is still very much in use, only now it has many shops within the shop 
and is well worth a visit. There is sure to be something of interest to catch your eye.




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