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Box With 8 Staves - Music Engraving Tool Set, Circa 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 041277 4

Summary:
This item is part of a music engraving tool set used mostly by Gordon Baker who worked for a. Kynoch & Co. Pty. Ltd. in Melbourne from the 1930s to the 1980s. Gordon Baker was apprentice to his father Jack. At the time, Gordon was the only music engraver working in Australia.
Description:
Herringbone patterned cardboard box containing 8 staves, in various staes of packing in cotten.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: music, printing, tools
Themes this item is part of: Music Engraving - a description of the method using a metal plate, Information & Communication Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Printing
Tertiary Classification: music engraving
Inscriptions: Staves are numbered: 3 (x 2), 4, 8, 6, 7, (illegible), (not visble)

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