Printing block

Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Printing block with image of a horse and two wheeled passenger cart (sulky) imprinted in the lead. Wooden block backing. The block was owned by Duncan Ferguson of Fergusons' Onward Coachworks, Russell Street Toowoomba.
Classification
CH classification COMMERCE Advertising printing block
Measurements
L90mm X W50mm X H20mm
Media/Materials description
Lead/ Wood.
Signature/Marks
Image of horse and sulky.
History and use
The printing block was used for adverising and on stationery by Fergusons' Onward Coachworks (1900 to 1973) of Russell Street Toowoomba. Duncan Ferguson started the company. His son Colin Ferguson oversaw the rebuilding of many of the carriages in the Bolton Collection, the basis of Cobb + Co Museum's vehicle collection, in the 1950s and 1960s.
Registration number
H49460

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