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2002/105/1-2/51 Photographic print, black and white, sign on wall advertising gas ovens, designed by Rousel Studios, The Australian Gas Light Company, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c 1930s. Click to enlarge.

Photograph of billboard advertising gas ovens

Photographed
Photographic print, black and white, sign on wall advertising gas ovens, designed by Rousel Studios, The Australian Gas Light Company, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c 1930s

Advertising sign designed by Rousel Studios and painted on a building wall to advertise gas ovens sold by A W Donnelley, Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australia. The sign reads, "GAS IS MODERN · QUICKER · CHEAPER/New Automatic/GAS RANGES/for FULL FLAVOUR COOKING". Underneath this is a large circle with the words, …

Summary

Object No.

2002/105/1-2/51

Object Statement

Photographic print, black and white, sign on wall advertising gas ovens, designed by Rousel Studios, The Australian Gas Light Company, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c 1930s

Physical Description

Photographic print, black and white, sign on wall advertising gas ovens, designed by Rousel Studios, The Australian Gas Light Company, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c 1930s

Advertising sign designed by Rousel Studios and painted on a building wall to advertise gas ovens sold by A W Donnelley, Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australia. The sign reads, "GAS IS MODERN · QUICKER · CHEAPER/New Automatic/GAS RANGES/for FULL FLAVOUR COOKING". Underneath this is a large circle with the words, "PURCHASE/YOUR GAS/APPLIANCES/HERE". Below this it reads, "A.W. DONNELLEY/LICENSED PLUMBER · GASFITTER & DRAINER". On the right hand side of the sign is a picture of a gas oven. The large circle with the words, "PURCHASE/YOUR GAS/APPLIANCES/HERE" is repeated at the bottom right hand corner of the sign.

Marks

Photographer's stamp on reverse, "DISPLAY SECTION/The Australian Gas Light Company".

Dimensions

Height

117 mm

Width

154 mm

Production

Notes

The Australian Gas Light Company was also located in Sydney.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph of billboard advertising gas ovens 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 January 2022, <https://ma.as/376967>

Wikipedia

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