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Timber Object Reg. No: SH 912679

Summary:
Piece of timber.

Stock in 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:
Rectangular piece of gold/brown-coloured timber. Surface is smooth and both ends are flat. One end has two small concave depressions in its flat surfaces which are situated at right angles to each other and one corner. A split running diagonally across the top half of one face of the body has been filled in with a cream-coloured substance.

Fuond in Area A of workshop.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 66.00 cm (Height), 9.30 cm (Width), 9.50 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: materials
User: Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1990
Place Used: South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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