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Image Reference Number: GF04_04
Title: G-Plan Chinese white bedroom
Photographer: unknown
Date: 1956
Decade: 1950-1959
Manufacturer: E Gomme Ltd.
Range Name:
Chinese white
   
Description: G-Plan Chinese white bedroom set showing headboard (B908), bedside table (B907), double chest (B897) dressing table (B893), armless easy chair (404) and long occasional table (B884). This was the image used in adverts to launch the Chinese white range in September 1956. Advert in the 'Daily Express' 29 Sept 1956 notes 'No dark forbidding furniture in this lovely G-Plan room arrangement. New G-Plan pieces bring elegance, glamour and sweet sophistication with their exciting harmonies of Chinese white, natural oak and gleaming brass.'
Text Transcript: Advert in the 'Daily Express' 29 Sept 1956 describes the models shown: 'Classic triple-mirrored dressing-table standing on sleek black lacquered legs with brass levellers costs £37.12.6. Superbly elegant double chest with a long low line costs £38.0.6. Upholstered bedhead from £11.8.0 and bedside table £9.2.6 repeat the white oak and gold motif. Dressing-stool from £5.10.0, armless easy chair from £9.9.0 and long occasional table £11.3.6 complete the group.'
Notes: This image appeared in adverts in the 'Daily Express' 29 Sept 1956, 'Manchester Guardian' 15 Oct 1956 and the 'Sunday Graphic' 28 Oct 1956 (all in GA12).
Concepts:
furniture
,
bedrooms
   
Technical Terms & Materials:
dressing tables
,
beds
,
chests
,
laminates
,
bedside tables
   
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: album page
Object Dimensions (cm.): 31 x 20.5
Colour Type: black and white
Context: This is page 4 of G-Plan 1957 'New Models' folder
Cataloguer: Lisa Hodgkins
Date Catalogued: 31/10/2007 00:00
Auto ID Number: 700
Categories: Room Sets/ Bedrooms/ 1950-1959