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Image Reference Number: GC01_083
Title: Gomme black and white Bakelite bedroom suite
Photographer: unknown
Date: 1936
Decade: 1930-1939
Manufacturer: E Gomme Ltd.
Description: Bedroom suite featuring black and white Bakelite with either silver or pea green woodwork from 'Silent Salesman' leaflet no. 800. Shows wardrobe B. 800, dressing tables B. 799 and B.798, chest B. 801.
Notes: Wardrobe fitted with extending hanging rail, tie rail, shoe rack. B. 798 dressing table fitted with triple mirror and lights, the slipper box/stool B.757 is finished in black Bakelite.The alternative dressing table B. 799, has a circular mirror and is fitted with Smith's Synchronous Electric Clock giving Greenwich time. "This model looks well in a pea green woodwork with a dull gold bakelite top and handles in white bakelite".
Concepts:
furniture
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advertising
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publicity
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bedrooms
   
Technical Terms & Materials:
dressing tables
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mirrors
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chests
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wardrobes
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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 six of 1936 Gomme Bedroom Furniture catalogue
Cataloguer: Oliver Heal
Date Catalogued: 21/06/2007 00:00
Auto ID Number: 215
Categories: Advertising and Promotions/ Catalogues and Brochures/ 1930-1939, Furniture Models/ E. Gomme Limited / G-Plan/ 1930-1939