Test Board - Carriage Painter

Production date
1928-1930
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Apprentice Trade Test Board. Timber board covered in yellow, black and maroon paint and then varnished. The board has a decoartive emblem in the centre.
Classification
CH classification TRADES Painting
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways
Measurements
L732 x W298 x H22 mm
Media/Materials description
Wood, metal (screws X 4), paint, varnish
Signature/Marks
J. Murphy
History and use
This timber board, painted in the late 1920s, was submitted as part of the practical examination at the end of a five year apprenticeship for carriage painters.
The board demonstrated a number of techniques including rub down, putty application, signwriting, painting and varnishing skills learnt through the apprenticeship period. This particular board belonged to apprentice Jim Murphy.
Registration number
R22

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