Spindle - Adolph Bruhn & Son, circa 1980-1990 Reg. No: SH 912675
- Wooden spindle, 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.
- Short, thick, cylindrical spindle made from pale gold-coloured wood with a pro- nounced vertically oriented linear grain. Thin, horizontal grooves present throughout length.
Found in Area A of workshop.
|Dimensions:||40.00 cm (Height), 11.40 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||german communities, german immigration, handcrafts, woodturning industry|
|Themes this item is part of:||Bruhn Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Maker:||Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980-1990|