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Title book rack
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Date circa 1937
Description A rectangular book rack made in four separate compression mouldings from phenol formaldehyde. The shelf slopes from front to back and has arched ends and a plain back. It was made by Thomas de la Rue specifically to hold the Arthur Mee's Children's Encyclopeadia This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 245.1
Dimensions height 240mm, width 223mm, length 500mm
Materials plastic, PF, phenol formaldehyde, bakelite - generic term
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
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Method compression moulded



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