Alternative name: lecturn
Bookstand widely used around CSL for propping up books for reading, taking and writing notes. They kept books safely off the lab bench tops while experiments were carried out. Style period: 1910s-20s. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Ltd., Parkville, Victoria.
made up of 2 parts. Base: cross shaped wood with vertical stand holding square flat wooden plate with ridge lc
Example of furniture used in laboratory during early days at CSL
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 24/03/2004
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