Library Table #1999-1236Parliamentary Library, North Wing, Main Floor
Large maple library table with plain top on moulded cornice, resting on carved block feet.
This library table was designed in the 1920s 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 and was located in the Parliamentary Library.