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Woodturning Sample - Adolph Bruhn & Son, circa 1980-1990 Reg. No: SH 912576
- Woodturning sample, 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 from chestnut-coloured wood. Leg has a rectangular base seg- ment topped with a semi-circular form. Above this is a plain cylindrical sect- ion that tapers towards a disc-shaped top.
Found in Area A of workshop.
|Dimensions:||74.50 cm (Height), 37.50 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|
|Inscriptions:||Inscribed face of rectangular base segment: [CW] 820.|
|Maker:||Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1985|
|Place Made:||South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|