Waterloo Public Library Digital Collection
Globe Furniture Company School Furniture, Waterloo, Ontario


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Photograph of an automatic adjustable desk #119.
Notes:
The Globe Furniture Company was moved to Waterloo in 1910 after 21 years of successful business in Walkerville, Ontario. Edward F. Seagram, Aloyes Bauer and John Letter found a location on the west side of Shantz Street (later Canbar Avenue, no longer exists) suitable for the expanding business. The company manufactured church and school furniture, including school desks and complete science equipment. It was particularly famous for its artistic wood carvings which were exported all over the world. The company declared bankruptcy in 1968 and the buildings were torn down in 2000.

Date of Original:
[between 1910 and 1968]
Date Of Event:
[between 1910 and 1968]
Dimensions:
Width: 20 cm
Height: 25 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 20cm
Image Height: 25cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
GFC School Furniture One Piece Desks 19
Collection:
Globe Furniture Company collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.463883 Longitude: -80.529173
Copyright Statement:
Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Waterloo Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

35 Albert Street, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 5E2

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Globe Furniture Company School Furniture, Waterloo, Ontario


Photograph of an automatic adjustable desk #119.