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Image Reference Number: GM08_08
Title: Gomme armchair designed by R.D. Russell
Photographer: unknown
Date: ca 1951
Decade: 1950-1959
Manufacturer: E Gomme Ltd.
Designer/Creator: Russell, R D
Description: Photograph of wing-armchair designed by R.D. Russell for E. Gomme Ltd. A prototype chair along with a sideboard and folding table was displayed at the 1951 Festival of Britain but production seems to have been limited. Model no. 101.
Notes: See also GM08_06 & 07. References: "R.D. Russell & Marian Peplar" exhibition catalogue, 1983, Rosamund Allwood. Also the Cabinet Maker 16.02.1952, pg 793. Gomme Upholstery leaflet describes "Rubberised Hair and Kapok Seat Cushion on Tension Spring Foundation. Softly Sprung Back. 35" high, seat 20" deep, overall width 28"."
Concepts:
furniture
   
Technical Terms & Materials:
armchairs
   
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: photographic print
Object Dimensions (cm.): 16 x 21
Colour Type: black and white
Cataloguer: Oliver Heal
Date Catalogued: 09/07/2007 00:00
Auto ID Number: 300
Categories: Furniture Models/ E. Gomme Limited / G-Plan/ 1950-1959