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Image Reference Number: EGP07_04
Title: Ercol stacking chair
Photographer: unknown
Date: 1957
Decade: 1950-1959
Manufacturer: Furniture Industries Ltd.
Range Name:
Windsor
   
Description: Ercol stacking chair (model no. 392) . Ercol 2007 website says 'This 1957 chair was cleverly designed to stack vertically. The original was widely used by meeting rooms and schools, before the dawn of the ubiquitous polypropylene chair.' Advert in 'The Cabinet Maker' 16 Aug 1957 says 'for the first time anywhere I introduce the Windsor stacking chair.' and shows the Erco Lion pushing a stack of 12 chairs on rolling 'bogie' rails which could be purchased as an optional extra.
Notes: Date based on date of magazine shown in other photographs from this batch. 'Furniture Industries' is written on the negative sleeve.
Concepts:
furniture
   
Technical Terms & Materials:
chairs
   
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: negative, glass
Object Dimensions (cm.): 16.5 x 21.5
Colour Type: black and white
Cataloguer: Lisa Hodgkins
Date Catalogued: 16/10/2007 00:00
Auto ID Number: 668
Categories: Furniture Models/ Ercol Furniture Limited / Furniture Industries/ 1950-1959