Patent Model - Washing-Machine

Maker and role
Andrew Guffin (b.1829, d.1896), Patentee
Matilda Guffin (b.1837, d.1922), Patentee
Production date
Jan 06 1885
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Iron
Measurements
6 x 9 1/4 x 8 1/2" (15.2 x 23.5 x 21.6cm)
Description
Andrew and Matilda Guffin's patent uses "A wash-boiler consisting of two or more separate independent sections, cc, in combination with drums or wash-wheels journaled therein on independent journals, and a clutch mechanism for engaging and holding said shafts together, whereby the said wheels may be operated separately or together..." (Patent Number 310,507)
Object number
2015.14.3533
Currently on display?
No

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