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Image Reference Number: GC01_085
Title: Gomme coloured oak bedroom furniture
Photographer: unknown
Date: 1936
Decade: 1930-1939
Manufacturer: E Gomme Ltd.
Description: Gomme coloured oak bedroom furniture with contrasting hingeplates from 'Silent Salesman' leaflet B. 783 in 1936 Gomme Bedroom Furniture catalogue. Illlustrates wardrobe B. 783, dressing table B. 784, cupboard chest B.785.
Notes: Three different finishes are offered that contrast matt woodwork with high gloss Bakelite: 1) Deep blue matt with black Bakelite Hingeplates. 2) French grey matt with pillar box red hinge plates, 3) natural oak matt with white Bakelite hingeplates. All have contrasting chromium studs. The leaflet carries the statement that: "the protection of registration is sought for the use of synthetic resin products as decorative hinge plates".
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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chests
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wardrobes
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finish (coating)
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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 eight of 1936 Gomme Bedroom Furniture catalogue
Cataloguer: Oliver Heal
Date Catalogued: 25/06/2007 00:00
Auto ID Number: 217
Categories: Advertising and Promotions/ Catalogues and Brochures/ 1930-1939, Furniture Models/ E. Gomme Limited / G-Plan/ 1930-1939