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Neoz V4 cordless lamps, 2006

These are six Neoz V4 cordless lamps with accessories. The accessories include base stations and extenders, chargers, power cords with plugs and a battery pack containing lithium-ion rechargeable batteries. The lamps were manufactured from glass, plastic and metal by NEOZ Pty Ltd, Sydney, in 2006. The 'Owl 1' lamp has a ...

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Bronze key, c1880

This incomplete bronze key for a valve was excavated at Casselden Place, Melbourne, in 2003. It would have been in use in about 1880.

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Directional design: study lamp

Design a desk lamp that is well suited for studying and also has a low impact on the natural environment. Look closely at requirements in a design brief such as energy efficiency, stylishness and stability. Ask a family and consultants which design factors are important. Improve the lamp's appeal and usefulness by choosing ...

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Directional design: study lamp [ESL]

Design a desk lamp that is well suited for studying and also has a low impact on the natural environment. Look closely at requirements in a design brief such as energy efficiency, stylishness and stability. Ask a family and consultants which design factors are important. Improve the lamp's appeal and usefulness by choosing ...

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'Swaylamp' floor light by Korban and Flaubert, 2002

This is a floor light, called ‘Swaylamp’, designed by Korban and Flaubert in 2002. Measuring 1.65 m in height and 52.00 cm at its widest, the lamp is made of plastic and metal and consists of a simple white tubular form that is set on a rounded and ballasted base. The sides of the tube rise with a slight flare to a straight ...

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Art nouveau 'Matador' oil lamp, c1900

This is a table lamp of brass, cast bronze and glass, made in about 1900. The lamp was made in France by an unknown maker and its oil burner was made in Berlin by a German company, Ehrich and Graetz, between 1895 and 1905. Measuring 40.5 cm (height) x 27.0 cm (diameter), the lamp has three main components: a fuel container ...

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Desny table lamp, c1925

This is a glass and aluminium table lamp measuring 10.5 cm wide x 10.5 cm deep, designed and made by Desny, France, in about 1925. The base of the lamp consists of two rectangular glass feet supporting a square, mirrored base. A tapered cylindrical aluminium shaft supports the lamp unit, which is composed of stepped layers ...

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Lucien Henry, 'Kookaburra electric lamp' bookplate, c1890

This is a bookplate designed by French-born artist and designer Lucien Henry in Sydney between 1889 and 1891, and printed from an engraving by British artist George Collingridge (1847-1931). The illustration depicts an electric lamp that features a kookaburra balancing a Stenocarpus-shaped crown and globe on its head. The ...