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Washing machine

Description

Washing machine with rectangular wood tub on chamfered wood legs; spring-loaded, hand- and foot-operated swinging mechanism with turned wood and cast iron parts.

Details

Maker
Couch, F. A. (Maker)
Date
1873-1880
Inscriptions
Stenciled on side, exterior: ""F.A. COUCH M'F'R/ Danvers, Mass."" Cast on hardware: ""PAT. OCT. 73""
Location of origin
Danvers, MA, USA
Material
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Maintenance T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
home (concept)
iron (metal)
Machine, Washing
washing machines
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
48 x 38 x 22 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.23
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
25286

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