Deposit N185 - Tooth and Company photographs

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AU NBAC N185

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Tooth and Company photographs

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  • c. 1930 (Creation)

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12 photographs

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(1835 - 2010)

Administrative history

In 1835 John Tooth, who had arrived in New South Wales in 1928, and Charles Newnham opened the Kent Brewery in Sydney. In June 1888 Tooth & Company became a publicly listed company with capital of 900,000 pounds. In 1905 the Company acquired the New South Wales Malting Company's works at Mittagong. Over the next two decades the company acquired the Maitland Brewery (1913), the Castlemaine Brewery and Wood Brothers, Newcastle (1921); breweries in Wagga Wagga, Narrandera and Goulburn and in 1929 they acquired Resch's Limited. In 1977 the company acquired Wright, Heaton and Company and Penfolds Wines Limited and in 1978 Courage Brewery Limited. Tooth and Company was acquired by Carlton and United Breweries in 1983. The company's extensive collection of hotel properties were sold off from 1990. The company was delisted from the Australian Securities Exchange in 2010 after not having traded for many years.

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Photographs of the Tooth and Company brass band which operated from 1927 to 1932 at the Kent Brewery in Sydney.

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NBAC N20-4016 to 4038.

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Entered from deposit description 11 February 2013

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Sources

Duncan Bythell, 'Brewers and Bandsmen: the Tooth's Brewery Band, 1927-1932', ABLative No. 8, Spring 1988

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