Bookrest; 290

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Port Macquarie Museum

Name/Title

Bookrest

About this object

Folding wooden and decorative brass bookrest with three small wooden feet. The bookrest is adjustable and folds flat. The front is hinged to the base and a hinged arm is attached to the back. There is a narrow ledge along the front.

Originally used by Police Magistrate Frank Burford Treatt [?1846-1923] and later used in Cobar by Harold P R Treatt [1873-1912].

Medium and Materials

Wood, metal

Measurements

235mm H (fully extended), 260mm W, 240mm Deep
65mm H (when folded)

Subject and Association Keywords

Personal effects

Credit Line

Donor: Mrs N Wilson

Object Type

Book accessories

Object number

290

Copyright Licence  

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book
brass
Port Macquarie
reading
wood

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