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19th century advert for a washing machine

19th century advert for a washing machine

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40.9 x 32.0 cm ⏐ 16.1 x 12.6 in (300dpi)

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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY LIBRARY OF CONGRESS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Advertisement for the 'home washing machine and wringer'. The machine is simply a wooden tub, with a mangle or wringer attached. The wringer is used to squeeze excess water out of wet clothes after washing them in the tub. This advertisement is circa 1869.

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