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Mirror Base - Adolph Bruhn & Son, circa 1980-1990 Object Reg. No: SH 912586

Summary:
Wooden hand mirror base, unfinished, 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.
Description:
Mirror base made of pale gold-coloured wood and shaped like an elongated pear. Both faces of mirror base are flat.

Found in Area A of workshop.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 1.60 cm (Height), 13.40 cm (Width), 26.50 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: products
Inscriptions: Inscribed on one face: 33/29 1/2/24115.
Maker: Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980-1990

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