Woodturning Sample - Adolph Bruhn & Son, circa 1980-1990 Reg. No: SH 912265
- Woodturning sample, possibly a banister post, made by Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, circa 1980-1990.
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.
- Furniture leg made of pale pink/gold-coloured wood. Leg is long, slim and simple in form with a cylindrical appearance. Both ends are grooved as is a central segment. The base and top are flat and there is a short cylindrical piece of wood projecting from the centre of the top.
Area B2. Found in a pile of woodturned products in Area B2 of workshop.
|Dimensions:||125.50 cm (Height), 6.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||furniture, german communities, german immigration, handcrafts, woodturning industry, working life|
|Themes this item is part of:||Bruhn Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Maker:||Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980-1990|