Vacuum Cleaner

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1907

GUSN

GUSN-103723

Description

Large iron vacuum cleaner with large cylindrical tank, waste bucket and motor on a carriage with four large iron and rubber wheels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

vacuum cleaners
buckets (vessels)
metal
rubber (material)
Cleaner, Vacuum
Cleaner, Vacuum

Inscription

"ARCO WAND / VACUUM CLEANER / AMERICAN RADIATOR COMPANY / CHICAGO, IL / LICENSED UNDER / KENNEY PATENT / NUMBER 847947 / MARCH 19TH / 1907 / OIL ONCE EACH MONTH / MOTOR TWO PLACES / PUMP THREE PLACES" (Painted)

Associated Person

Devine, Mary A.

Associated Building

Original To 278 Lafayette Street,

Additional Identification Number

3451

Maker

American Radiator Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Chicago, IL, Chicago, IL (origin); Salem, MA, Salem, MA (use)

Dimensions

49 x 44 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Marie Plamondon

Accession Number

2008.45.1-.2