Wooden Bird - Adolph Bruhn & Son, circa 1970-1990 Reg. No: SH 912295
- Wooden bird toy, made by Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, circa 1970-1990.
The woodturning business of Adolph Bruhn & Son operated in South Melbourne, 1970-1990, and previously in Little Collins Street, Melbourne, circa 1897-1970. 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.
- Lightweight, dark brown wooden bird. Bird is thin with eye on either side represented by small grooved circle; long very thin round beak which has been broken off. Body is smooth; tail points downwards; four layers of feathers; one thin broken leg.
Found in Area A of workshop.
|Dimensions:||2.50 cm (Height), 10.00 cm (Width), 10.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||german communities, german immigration, handcrafts, trades, woodturning industry, woodworking|
|Themes this item is part of:||Bruhn Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Primary Classification:||GAMES & TOYS|
|Secondary Classification:||Animal Toys|
|Maker:||Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1990|