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Stave Line Cutter - Music Engraving Tool Set, Circa 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 041277 13

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:
Metal tool with curled end with five 'teeth' for engraving stave lines. Wooden handle had brass ring at tool end. Pouch made up of a strip of vinyl folded and stapled.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 11 mm (Width), 182 mm (Length)

More information

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: Both sides of pouch: 3

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