Cord - Fornell & Co, Electric, White, pre 1996 Object Reg. No: SH 970023 4

Power cord for a small Kiln made by Fornell and Company, used by Martha Ash, circa 1996. Martha Ash was born in Poland in 1920 and lost all her family in the Holocaust. She came to Australia in 1949 where she studied ceramics, sculpture silver smithing, enamelling and glass mosaics. She usually worked without sketches or drawings and her work often reflected the images, colours and experiences of her environment and past. She died in September 1996.
Green plastic box with white electrical cord attached which plugs into kiln and power point.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Eve Ash, 1997
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: artworks, cultural identity, crafts, jewish communities, jewish customs, jewish immigration, religions judaism, handcrafts, polish communities, polish immigration
Themes this item is part of: Martha Ash, Polish Migrant & Artist, circa 1950s, Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: ceramics
Inscriptions: Printed on transformer: Typ: EFCO 5020/Fornel & Co Pforzheim/Volt 220 - Amp. 16.
Manufacturer: Fornell & Co., Germany, circa 1970-1996
User: Mrs Martha Ash, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970-1996
References: See Parent Record

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