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86/910 Bassinette, steel / paint / mesh, unknown maker, used at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel, Villawood, New South Wales, Australia, 1950-1960. Click to enlarge.

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

Object No.

86/910

Object Statement

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

Physical Description

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

Height

670 mm

Width

485 mm

Depth

880 mm

Production

Notes

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

History

Notes

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.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Commonwealth Accomodation & Catering Service, 1986

Acquisition Date

18 July 1986

Cite this Object

Harvard

Bassinette, steel / paint / mesh, unknown maker, used at the Westbridge Migrant Hostel, Villawood, New South Wales, Australia, 1950-1960 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 August 2019, <https://ma.as/68395>

Wikipedia

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