Side Table #2000-1390Senate Government Party Room, North Wing, Main Floor
Maple side table with a plain top and moulded edge over a recessed apron with fielded panels, on square section tapering legs.
This side table was designed in 1926 by the Federal Capital Commission Architects Department, led by principal architect John Smith Murdoch, specifically for Provisional Parliament House. This table was manufactured by one of the six firms that were contracted to construct Murdoch’s designs (Myer Emporium Pty Ltd, Anthony Hordern and Sons, A Pengelly and Co, W H Rocke and Co, Beard Watson & Co, and Bebarfalds Ltd). It is made of maple.