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Terrazzo Sample - De Marco Bros, Bands & Diamonds, Dark Grey & White Marble Fragments in Dark Grey & Grey Cement, circa 1920s Reg. No: ST 017277
- Grey and white terrazzo product sample from the De Marco Brothers circa 1920s. The De Marco Brothers were manufacturers and installation specialists of mosaic, terrazzo, ironite and granolithic flooring. Established by Italian brothers Severino and Annibale De Marco who migrated to Australia in the early 1900s, the De Marco Brothers business operated in Melbourne from circa 1914 - circa 1955. They made contributions to many prominent Melbourne building projects including the Myer Emporium (Myers), the T & G Building and the Hotel Australia.
- Rectangular shaped section of patterned terrazzo flooring in dark grey and white. Dark grey bands to top and bottom (wide dark grey band at top, narrow band at bottom) with dark grey white diamond pattern to centre. Sample is chipped on top left corner with some minor chipping to edges.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from De Marco Bros, 1928
|Dimensions:||30.48 cm (Width), 45.72 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||italian communities, italian immigration, floorings, terrazzo, marble, product samples, building stones|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, De Marco Brothers, Terrazzo Granolithic & Concrete Placing, Melbourne, circa 1914-1955, Annibale & Severino De Marco, Italian Migrants & Terrazzo Workers (1885-1943) & (1894-1961)|
|Primary Classification:||BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION|
|Place & Date Manufactured:||Australia, circa 1920s|
|Manufacturer (Probable):||De Marco Bros, Melbourne, Central, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920s|
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