Patent Model - Improvement in Washing-Machines

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John Gladwell (b.1835, d.1880), Patentee
Joseph White (b.1843, d.1895), Patentee
Production date
Apr 09 1878
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Tinned sheet iron, wood
Gladwell and White’s patent describes a machine that “belongs
to that class of atmospheric washers which employ cylinders
with pistons for forcing air and water through the articles to be
washed…” and worked by raising and lowering one piston at a time. (Patent number 202,104)
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