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Woodturning Sample - Adolph Bruhn & Son, circa 1980-1990 Object Reg. No: SH 912576

Summary:
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.
Description:
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.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 74.50 cm (Height), 37.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: furniture, 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: products
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

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