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Biographical entry Gadsden, Jabez (1858 - 1936)

29 November 1858
Bilsworth, Northamptonshire, England
12 December 1936
Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Business executive


Jabez Gadsden was employee, partner and later sole proprietor of a business printing and sewing bags from about 1882-1896. In 1896 he imported a flatbed lithographic press from England and established a tinprinting and decorating works. The company produced the first printed can in Australia - a tea caddy commemorating the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria.

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Rosanne Walker