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Washing Machine; unknown maker; 1920-1930; MT1993.42

Washing Machine; unknown maker; 1920-1930; MT1993.42
Name/Title
Washing Machine
About this object
Washing Machine; a round copper hand-operated Speedway washing machine. It has three perforated metal agitators and sits on an angle-iron frame. An operating lever is attached to the frame. It was used by the Horne family of Mataura from the 1930s.
Maker Role
Manufacturer
Date Made
1920-1930
Place Made
[?]
Medium and Materials
processed material, metal, copper
processed material, metal, iron

Inscription and Marks
There is the remains of a makers label on one side. Within the shape are various partial letters and words indicating washing instructions.
Measurements
h 900mm x w 790mm x di 580mm
large

Subject and Association Keywords
household items, laundry
domestic accessories
Credit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.
Object number
MT1993.42

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