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Barton Perreira, Anglo American, Hackett. All modernist but definitive traditional leanings.
And there is the spectacle maker in Adelaide.
Said it before visit George Skoufis.
Are you referring to Roger Henley, or someone else?
Both of them were acetate. I found them very strong - I've stood on them and not broken the frame.
Good luck with the op shops; that sort of thing would be a great find.
Thanks. I found her: Alicia Mora-Hyde. I'll see what she can do.
Interesting - I didn't know that there was an umbrella-maker in Brisbane (well, just north of Brisbane).
I did a quick search and found this ABC story on Alicia Mora-Hyde and her umbrellas - it includes some nice photos and other details:
^Yes, me too.
There's been a few comments about it in the "Site topics" thread but I'm not sure what's happening or what's causing it.
When I'm using Chrome as a browser, I find that it really slows down after a while and then I often get a "Flash has crashed" message. Once I click on the message and tell Flash not to re-start, it's usually fine.