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Title: Briggs & Rowland, lime merchants of Coogee, 1912
Imprint: Perth : Western Mail, 1912
Notes: Copy taken from Trove digitised newspapers, 29 November 2018
Restrictions on Use: No restrictions. Out of copyright.
Summary: Briggs & Rowland were the largest lime kiln and quarry operators in Coogee until the 1920s. At their height they operated 24 kilns and employed over 50 men. This photograph shows their display at the Royal Show, including a sign with an image of their kilns, reading 'Briggs & Rowland's - Lime and Stone Merchants. Our extensive works at Coogee. We are the lime people, est 1890. Our building lime keeps your home together. Our manure lime keeps your garden together.'
Subject: Cockburn Region (W.A.) -- Coogee (W.A.)
Coogee -- Industry
Lime kilns
Briggs & Rowland, lime merchants of Coogee, 1912

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