Object Detail


Maker and Role
Burgan Wescott, Patentee
Description
Wescott's patent washing machine operates by placing the clothes "between the rubber and the bottom of the tub, and the lever is raised and lowered, so as to give the rubber a constantly backward and forward partial rotary motion." (Patent number: 27,849)
Collection
E. Tunnicliff Fox Collection
Date
Apr 10 1860
Currently on Display
Yes
Object No
61.47.868

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