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Image Reference Number: EPBWPR005_2
Title: Ercol: Bow Bending
Photographer: unknown
Date: c. 1988
Decade: 1980-1989
Manufacturer: Ercol Furniture Ltd.
People: Jack Holmes
Description: B/W photographic print showing: Jack Holmes in the bow bending shop.
Text Transcript: ....Here, amidst the wisps of steam escaping from the retorts, a team of men take solid beechwood and turn it into something as pliable as rope, bending it around specially made jigs and clamping it up to cure. .... ref: Ercol catalogue 1988, page 13.
Notes: This image appears alongside an article about steam bending in Ercol's catalogue 1988, page 13.
Technical Terms & Materials:
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: photographic print
Object Dimensions (cm.): 20 x 25
Colour Type: black and white
Cataloguer: Stephen Gange-Moody
Date Catalogued: 27/10/2008 00:00
Auto ID Number: 2318
Categories: People/ People at Work