J.P.C. Building

Stage Number: MBNH.09.01.72

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Brisbane City (CBD)

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 327 George St, Brisbane City

Latitude & Longitude: -27.46877778,153.02161111

Time Link: 1916

Map Link: 1917

Image Time Point: 1917

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J.P.C. Building was built in 1916, Chambers & Powell. It was built for Jenyns Patent Corset Co. The firm statrted in 1901 manufacturing cultlery and then branched into surgical instruments. In 1914, it began making corsets. Triump Womenswear bought this company in the 1970s. Jenyns then moved into making surgical products such as matsectomy aids.


J. Ford & S. Grassadonia, C.B.D Masterplan Heritage Survey 2003-07, Parts 1-5, (B.C.C., 2008)

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MLMS. 8 chain series 1904–1917—Brisbane. 8 chains to the inch. Cadastral map of Brisbane and Suburbs sheet 5. MLMS 8 Chain