125 Victoria Street, Fitzroy

Gibaud & Sons, Brush Manufacturers. 121-123-125 Victoria and Young Streets, Image held by Fitzroy Library. Taken from the Collingwood and Fitzroy illustrated Directory and Handbook, 1905.Gibaud & Sons were originally established in London in 1862 and came to Victoria in 1876. The company manufactured every description of brushware from pliant steel to fancy and general household brushware. Real pig bristles were used through the manufacturing process, with all goods being made by hand.

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