Capper’s hardware store fire, Maitland, 1971

Capper’s hardware store fire, Maitland, 1971

Cappers was once a household name in Maitland, NSW, synonymous with hardware. The store had deep roots in the town, having been established in High Street in 1888 by Edward Capper, the British-born son of Birmingham hardware seller Walter William Capper. What began as a very small affair soon grew into a sizeable emporium, packed […]

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