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Image Reference Number: GM08_06
Title: Gomme furniture designed by R.D. Russell
Photographer: Wainwright
Date: 1951
Decade: 1950-1959
Manufacturer: E Gomme Ltd.
Designer/Creator: Russell, R D
Description: Sideboard, folding table and armchair designed by R.D. Russell for E.Gomme Ltd, photographed in a room set. Prototypes made of Nigerian cedar with teak veneered doors were displayed at the Festival of Britain exhibition in 1951 but seem not to have been produced commercially.
Notes: Wainwright photographer's stamp and the date 1951 are on the reverse of the print.
See also GM08_07 & 08. References: "R.D. Russell & Marian Pepler" exhibition catalogue by Rosamund Allwood, 1983, and The Cabinet Maker 16.02.1952 pg 793.
Technical Terms & Materials:
gate-leg tables
Nigerian cedar
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: photographic print
Object Dimensions (cm.): 21 x 15.5
Colour Type: black and white
Cataloguer: Oliver Heal
Auto ID Number: 298
Categories: Room Sets/ Living Rooms/ 1950-1959