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Image Reference Number: GC01_086
Title: Gomme modern bedroom furniture
Photographer: unknown
Date: 1936
Decade: 1930-1939
Manufacturer: E Gomme Ltd.
Description: Gomme modern bedroom furniture in limed, coloured or brown oak from 'Silent Salesman' leaflet no. B.812 in 1936 Gomme Bedroom Furniture catalogue. Illustrates corner dressing table B. 705, wardrobe B.812, cupboard chest B.813, bed B. 815, cot B. 814.
Notes: Corner dressing table B.705 is shown in limed oak with Bakelite top surfaces. The rest of the items are finished in "steam grey with the corner quarter round buttresses and handles in a dull gold glaze of synthetic resin or bakelite."
The bed footboard has a weighted base so is removable for bedmaking and stays upright.
Concepts:
furniture
,
advertising
,
publicity
,
bedrooms
   
Technical Terms & Materials:
dressing tables
,
beds
,
oak
,
chests
,
wardrobes
,
finish (coating)
,
Bakelite
,
cots
   
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: catalogue page
Object Dimensions (cm.): 29 x 25.5
Colour Type: black and white
Context: Page nine in 1936 Gomme Bedroom Furniture catalogue
Cataloguer: Oliver Heal
Date Catalogued: 25/06/2007 00:00
Auto ID Number: 218
Categories: Advertising and Promotions/ Catalogues and Brochures/ 1930-1939, Furniture Models/ E. Gomme Limited / G-Plan/ 1930-1939