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Anthony Hordern and Sons: Interiors of department store, offices, and Royal Easter Show displays, 1905-1938ca. 1905-1938

Anthony Hordern's employed over 4000 staff in their stores and factories. Although their work environment may seem primitive, employees were well treated. From the 1920's, staff amenities included rest rooms, a reading room, concert hall, library, dining rooms, kitchen, shooting gallery, retiring rooms, lockers rooms, showers, medical facilities and a classroom. The company even provided a sports ground dedicated to staff use with tennis courts, cricket pitches, hockey and football grounds.