Wallpaper sample book, one of 12, 'Designers Edition', paper/ vinyl/ metal, Florence Broadhurst Wallpapers Pty Ltd, Paddington, New South Wales, Australia, 1959-1985
Wallpaper sample book bound with a green vinyl cover, containing 57 wallpaper samples and 3 pages of background samples. Text in gold on front cover and spine reads, "Designers Edition from the Florence Broadhurst Studio". The front and reverse of the first page contains printed information about the 'Designers Edition' and Florence Broadhurst's studio and products. The reverse of each sample is printed with information including the page number, title, screen repeat measurements and pattern matches. The samples are bound with four metal fasteners at the spine. This catalogue includes a double page sample of the Fan design (used by Akira c2006), and Horses (a design revived on carpets c2006).
Inscription on front cover and spine, printed in gold text, "DESIGNERS EDITION / from the / Florence Broadhurst Studio".
Maker's mark inscribed lower right corner of inside front cover, printed in gold text, "ROY E. ASHPOLE PTY. LTD. SYDNEY 790 6313".