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Timber Log Object Reg. No: SH 912315

Summary:
Timber log, found in the workshop of 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:
Long narrow tree trunk of undetermined species. Evidence along log of scars of smaller branches. Perhaps used as an alternative to saw-milled timber for grain and knots.

Fouund in Area E4 of workshop.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 163.00 cm (Height), 30.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: german communities, german immigration, handcrafts, 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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