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Mr Nicholson outside his shop and part of the Claremont Hotel complex. Man in 3 piece suit and high collar standing in front of shop doorway with [CHEMIST/&/DRUGGIST] on fanlight. In left window, large decorative bottle, mortar and pestle, framed document and many jars and boxes. [E.J.NICHOLSON / M.P.S. / FAMILY & / DISPENSING CHEMIST] at top: PRESCRIPTIONS / ACCURATELY DISPENSED] at bottom. Similar display in right window and same inscription at top; [HORSE & CATTLE / MEDICINES] in doorway. Inscription regarding drugs, chemicals, and toilet requisites on lower right window partly obscured by verandah post. On left verandah post is a decorated lantern with inscription [ E.J./ NICHOLSON / DISPENSING / CHEMIST ]. Shop adjoins a greeengrocer's and has accommodatrion above with three sash windows. 2 x print copies.

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See also Mrs Nicholson's shop stirling Hwy, p99.85.



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Claremont Museum

Claremont Museum

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