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Artwork - CORONATION

From the Collection of Sunshine and District Historical Society Incorporated HUNT CLUB, 775 Ballarat Road, Deer Park 3023 SUNSHINE LIBRARY, McCracken Street, Sunshine 3020 Deer Park and Sunshine Victoria

Description
Wood structure, comprising of a brown stained frame enclosing a green background, which is dedicated to the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth 2. Screws, nuts, and bolts made by NETTLEFOLDS PTY LTD are 'sewn' on to the green board with thin wire to form the artwork. At the bottom of the frame is a brass plate with Nettlefolds Pty Ltd engraved in script lettering.
Size
Frame: 153 cm (H) X 153 (W) X 8 cm (D), plus 4 sticking out wood mounting sections of 6.5 cm length each.
Object Registration
1760
Keywords
coronation, nettlefolds, screws, nuts, bolts, queen elizabeth, manufacturing industries, sunshine, artwork
Historical information
This artwork was previously displayed in the offices of Nettlefolds Pty Ltd in Sunshine, Victoria. That factory no longer exists and the site is now occupied by a retail complex.
When Made
Possibly early 1950's
Significance
Unusual form of artwork dedicating the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth 2, and displaying the products that were made by Nettlefolds Pty Ltd in Sunshine.
Inscriptions & Markings
Nettlefolds Pty Ltd.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:10AM