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Heidelberg’s Busy Bee Signature Quilt, 1895-96

Square G16

Quilt square G16


Read & Co / Prahran


Read & Co was a leading importer and retailer of drapery, located in Chapel Street in the Melbourne suburb of Prahran. In February 1896 it was joined by Mr W Dougall and the company became 'Read & Dougall'.

Further information

This square may recognise sponsorship by the business of the fabric and thread used to make the quilt. Other squares representing this business are at [B8] and [A16]. A family member, A Wayman Read, is at [B16].

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