Publication date derived from earliest advertisements for the Wertheim New High Arm sewing machine in Australian newspapers.
Australian representative: Hugo Wertheim - t.p. [Hugo Wertheim (1854-1919) was born in Germany and migrated to Australia in 1875, settling in Melbourne. His family in Germany were manufacturers of sewing machines and he established agencies for Wertheim in most states of Australia except N.S.W, where Augustus Beale was the distributor. He eventually established a factory in Richmond, Victoria, which manufactured sewing machines and pianos.]