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Image Reference Number: GM08_07
Title: Gomme sideboard designed by R.D. Russell
Photographer: Wainwright
Date: 1951
Decade: 1950-1959
Manufacturer: E Gomme Ltd.
Designer/Creator: Russell, R D
Description: Photograph of prototype side board designed by R.D. Russell for E. Gomme Ltd for display at the 1951 Festival of Britain. Made of Nigerian cedar with teak veneered doors it seems not to have been made commercially.
Notes: Wainwright photographer's stamp and the date 1951 are on the reverse of the print.
Note doors appear to be concave. See also GM08_06 & 08. References: "R.D. Russell & Marian Peplar" exhibition catalogue, 1983, Rosamund Allwood and The Cabinet Maker 16.02.1952 pg 793.
Technical Terms & Materials:
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: 299
Categories: Room Sets/ Living Rooms/ 1950-1959