Overell & Sons Drapery Store

Friday flashback to vintage Fortitude Valley of 1900 and Oversell and Sons, Family Drapery Store, which once stood on Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley.

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Sadly the store was destroyed by fire in 1904, see below.

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Overells was later sold to Waltons, you can read more about the department stores of The Valley here.

Image credit - State Library of Queensland

Image credit - State Library of Queensland