Bassinette, steel / paint / mesh, unknown maker, used at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel, Villawood, New South Wales, Australia, 1950-1960

Made in Villawood, New South Wales, Australia, 1950-1960.

Bassinette, steel / paint / mesh, unknown maker, used at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel, Villawood, New South Wales, Australia, 1950-1960

Rectangular steel bassinet with grid-like sides and base. The body of the bassinet is supported by two separate frames at either end, with splayed feet. The frame curves inwards at the centre bottom. All of the metal parts are painted white and the body of the bassinet is bolted to the frame.

Summary

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Bassinette, steel / paint / mesh, unknown maker, used at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel, Villawood, New South Wales, Australia, 1950-1960

Rectangular steel bassinet with grid-like sides and base. The body of the bassinet is supported by two separate frames at either end, with splayed feet. The frame curves inwards at the centre bottom. All of the metal parts are painted white and the body of the bassinet is bolted to the frame.

Dimensions

670 mm
485 mm
880 mm

Production

The bassinette was used between 1950-1960 at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel, New South Wales, Australia.
1950-1960

History

The bassinette was used at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel, Villawood, New South Wales, Australia, 1950-1960
The bassinette was used between 1950-1960 at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel, New South Wales, Australia.
Westbridge Migrant Hostel 1950-1960

Source

Gift of Commonwealth Accomodation & Catering Service, 1986
1 January, 1970

Cite this Object

Bassinette, steel / paint / mesh, unknown maker, used at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel, Villawood, New South Wales, Australia, 1950-1960 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 August 2017, <https://ma.as/68395>
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