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Timber Object Reg. No: SH 912747

Summary:
Piece of timber.

Stock in the woodturning business of Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, 1970-1990, and previously in Little Collins Street, Melbourne. The business made a wide range of wooden products, including tables and architectural mouldings, and undertook specialist turning tasks. Part of a collection of nearly 900 items, including a lathe, cutting tools, hand tools, products, workshop fittings, office equipment, portraits, and an accounts ledger.
Description:
Slab or piece of wood cut from a tree trunk. The trunk has been cut in cross section and, as a consequence, the slab of wood is edged with the original bark.

Found in Area E2 of workshop.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 72.50 cm (Height), 56.00 cm (Width), 14.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: german communities, german immigration, woodturning industry
Themes this item is part of: Bruhn Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADES
Secondary Classification: Woodturning
Tertiary Classification: materials
User: Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1990

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