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Stave Line Cutter - Music Engraving Tool Set, Circa 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 041277 14

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.
Metal tool with curled end with five 'teeth' for engraving stave lines. Wooden handle had brass ring at tool end
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 11 mm (Width), 182 mm (Length)

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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

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