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Image Reference Number: GBX06_28
Title: G-Plan Chinese white 10-drawer chest
Photographer: Hess of Fox Photos Ltd.
Date: ca 1956-1957
Manufacturer: E Gomme Ltd.
Range Name:
Chinese white
   
Description: G-Plan Chinese white 10-drawer chest (model B897). Caption on the reverse of the print notes 'the legs are of black lacquer and the brass screw-in feet are adjustable for steady standing on uneven floors.' This piece illustrates how some pieces from the Chinese white range combined early G-Plan features ('Brandon' style handles) with new elements such as brass knob handles and black legs.
Text Transcript: Caption on the reverse of the print notes 'Issued on behalf of Messrs. E. Gomme Ltd., by the Public Relations Dept., J. Walter Thompson Co. Ltd., 40 Berkeley Square, London W.1. (Fay Smyth) Mayfair 9596.'
Notes: Caption on the reverse of the print notes that the price was £39.10.6d. Hess of Fox Photos Ltd. photographer's stamp is on the reverse of the print. This model appears on the September 1956 price list in GA12.
Concepts:
furniture
   
Technical Terms & Materials:
chests
,
laminates
   
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: photographic print
Object Dimensions (cm.): 22 x 17
Colour Type: black and white
Cataloguer: Lisa Hodgkins
Date Catalogued: 01/11/2007 00:00
Auto ID Number: 705
Categories: Furniture Models/ E. Gomme Limited / G-Plan/ 1950-1959