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Image Reference Number: GC01_082
Title: Gomme modern bedroom furniture suite in oak
Photographer: unknown
Date: 1936
Decade: 1930-1939
Furniture period styles:
Art Deco
   
Manufacturer: E Gomme Ltd.
Description: 'Modern Bedroom Furniture' from 'Silent Salesman' leaflet B.791 in 1936 Gomme Bedroom Furniture catalogue. Shows wardrobe B. 791, dressing table B.792, cupboard chest B.793 with complementary pieces. Finished in limed, coloured or brown oak.
Notes: Wardrobe and chest feature Art Deco style incised flame detail picked out in gold and black Bakelite handles. The dressing table has large heart shaped mirror and leaflet cites Charles Fox saying "What woman would not buy a mirror in preference to a telescope". The top is made of armour plate glass. The set illustrated is finished in Sandringham or Cambridge blue.
Concepts:
furniture
,
advertising
,
publicity
,
bedrooms
   
Technical Terms & Materials:
dressing tables
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mirrors
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beds
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oak
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chests
,
bedside cabinets
,
wardrobes
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finish (coating)
,
Bakelite
   
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: catalogue page
Object Dimensions (cm.): 39 x 25.5
Colour Type: black and white
Context: Page five of 1936 Gomme Bedroom Furniture catalogue
Cataloguer: Oliver Heal
Date Catalogued: 21/06/2007 00:00
Auto ID Number: 214
Categories: Advertising and Promotions/ Catalogues and Brochures/ 1930-1939, Furniture Models/ E. Gomme Limited / G-Plan/ 1930-1939