Story: Home décor and furnishings

House fittings: fireplace surrounds (1st of 2)

House fittings: fireplace surrounds

Around 1906 the Kauri Timber Company of Auckland published a catalogue showing the different types of fire surrounds and mantelpieces it manufactured. This is one page of several. These styles were commonly used in the villa, which was then the fashionable architectural style.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-B-BUILDING-SUPPLIES-CA-1906-01-23

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How to cite this page:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Home décor and furnishings - Higher aspirations, 1860s to 1900s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/40706/house-fittings-fireplace-surrounds (accessed 26 June 2021)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013