Lining Brushes with Board

Country
France
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Object detail

Description
Lining brushes used by coach painters and signwriters to paint fine lines, mounted on polished wooden board.
Classification
CH classification TRADES Painting paintbrush
Maker
Production place
Measurements
Brush 1: L140mm
Brush 2: L130mm
Brush 3: L120mm
Media/Materials description
Sable Hair
Camel Hair
Quill
Signature/Marks
<ACME\ SABLE\ Made in France>
<ACME\CAMEL\Made in France>
History and use
These brushes were used by Alex Hamilton, coach painter of Chermside Brisbane. Mr Hamilton painted vehicles in the Museum's collection includingthe omnibus (H8062) andspring cart (H5421). A panel of his lining and scroll painting is also in the collection (H19458). The brushes were at Ithica TAFE for a time - information from Warren Archer.
Associated person
Registration number
H49434

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