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Image Reference Number: GM08_01
Title: G-Plan living room set
Photographer: Hess of Fox Photos Ltd.
Date: ca 1955
Decade: 1950-1959
Manufacturer: E Gomme Ltd.
Description: Photograph of G-Plan room-setting with man telephoning. Features occasional table B877, wing chair and settee T501 with 'Siesta' chair T411 covered in E 338 with Black and Black buttons.
Text Transcript: Typewritten description sellotaped to reverse of print reads:
Left Hand Wall. (John Line) Maxwell 9548. Mounted Horizontally.
Facing Wall. (Sanderson) 54120.
Curtains. (Sanderson) Contemporary Print.
Settee. T.501 S. in E 338/Black. Black buttons. Finish F.
Chair. T.501 C. in E 338/Black. Black buttons. Finish F.
Siesta Chair. T. 411 in E 338/Black. Finish F.
Table. T. 876. Finish F.
Table T. 877. Finish F.
Table Lamps by Finmar.
Floor Surround. Black art felt. (Exhibition Quality).
Carpet. Wine.
Notes: The prefix T denoted Tola veneer and finish F denoted walnut brown.
Table T876 was discontinued March 1956.
Chair model no. T or B 411 Siesta chair was also known as 'Chesterfield' chair.
The decoration shown in image is identical to that shown in GM08_02.
The use of the timber Tola appears to have commenced in 1955. By March 1956 the table T876 (behind the sofa) had been discontinued thus dating this picture c 1955.
living rooms
Technical Terms & Materials:
occasional tables
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: photographic print
Object Dimensions (cm.): 22 x 16
Colour Type: black and white
Cataloguer: Oliver Heal
Date Catalogued: 10/09/2007 00:00
Auto ID Number: 512
Categories: Room Sets/ Living Rooms/ 1950-1959