Crystal Mirror & Glass Co. Ltd, 1940s

circa 1942

Crystal Mirror & Glass Co. Ltd, 1940s

circa 1942

Crystal Mirror and Glass Co. 283 Tuam Street, Christchurch. My late father Wilfred Malcolm (Mac) Stretch (b. 8.12.1910) finished his apprenticeship with the Crystal Mirror & Glass Company and left to join the P & T in 1948. I can still remember the overpowering smell of ammonia when I went to see Dad - but he was so used to it, he couldn't smell it. The building was much later occupied by Continental Caterers.

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - Southeast

Source: Entry in the 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

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