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Image Reference Number: GA12_03
Title: G-Plan newspaper advertisement
Photographer: unknown
Date: 8 June 1953
Decade: 1950-1959
Manufacturer: E Gomme Ltd.
Designer/Creator: Wilkins, Victor Bramwell
Description: Newspaper advertisement for G-Plan from the London Evening News, 8 June 1953. One of the earliest advertisements for the range, under the heading 'Attractive New Chairs Join the G-Plan'.
Photograph shows room set with dining table, chairs and sideboard; B400 settee and B400 armchair and coffee table. Also shown is drawing of armchair and side table.
Notes: Text stresses "these chairs look right in every room" as interchangeability was one of the fundamental concepts of the G-Plan. Technical information is provided on the construction of the chairs - "luxurious foam rubber cushions, finest rubberized hair or kapok filling, top quality springing". This image appears in the G-Plan New Models folder for 1954-1955 and the designer is noted as 'VBW'.
Concepts:
dining rooms
,
furniture
,
advertising
,
living rooms
   
Technical Terms & Materials:
dining tables
,
dining chairs
,
sideboards
,
armchairs
,
kapok
,
foam rubber
,
rubberized hair
   
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: proof
Object Dimensions (cm.): 25.5 x 38
Colour Type: black and white
Cataloguer: Oliver Heal
Date Catalogued: 20/06/2007 00:00
Auto ID Number: 177
Categories: Advertising and Promotions/ Press Advertising