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Electric Light Fitting - Adolph Bruhn & Son, Wood, circa 1970-1985 Object Reg. No: SH 912657

Wooden electric light fitting, made by Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, circa 1970-1985.

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.
Light fitting made from pale gold-coloured wood painted white.

Found in Area A of the workshop.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 39.00 cm (Height), 30.00 cm (Width), 70.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: german communities, german immigration, handcrafts, woodturning industry, working life
Themes this item is part of: Bruhn Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADES
Secondary Classification: Woodturning
Tertiary Classification: workshop fittings
User: Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1985

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