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2006/84/1-1 Sample, 'Guinea Australia', corrugated, galvanised iron, made by John Lysaght (Australia) Pty Ltd, Newcastle / Port Kembla, New South Wales, Australia, 1937. Click to enlarge.

Corrugated galvanised iron sample

Made
A corrugated, galvanised iron sample distinguished by its typical corrugations and trademark stamps. The sample includes text and an illustration of a figure of a man on horseback, carrying a knife and trampling a serpent like beast. The number '37' appears on the creature and the whole illustration is surrounded by a circle.

Summary

Object No.

2006/84/1-1

Object Statement

Sample, 'Guinea Australia', corrugated, galvanised iron, made by John Lysaght (Australia) Pty Ltd, Newcastle / Port Kembla, New South Wales, Australia, 1937

Physical Description

A corrugated, galvanised iron sample distinguished by its typical corrugations and trademark stamps. The sample includes text and an illustration of a figure of a man on horseback, carrying a knife and trampling a serpent like beast. The number '37' appears on the creature and the whole illustration is surrounded by a circle.

Marks

The text stamped on the sample in blue is 'LYSAGHT / GUINEA / AUSTRALIA / 26G'.

Dimensions

Height

534 mm

Width

365 mm

Production

Notes

This sample was made in 1937 at the Newcastle plant of John Lysaght (Australia) Pty Ltd.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Corrugated galvanised iron sample 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 June 2021, <https://ma.as/381985>

Wikipedia

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