Patent Model - Improvement in Washing-Machines

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Benjamin Fowler (b.1845, d.1921), Patentee
Production date
Oct 10 1876
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Wood, iron, paper
9 1/2 x 12 x 7" (24.1 x 30.5 x 17.8cm)
Fowler's patent furnishes "an improved machine for washing clothes that does its work by alternately saturating the clothes, and then pressing them to force out the water and dirt, which shall be so constructed as to do its work quickly and thoroughly, and without injuring even the most delicate fabrics." (Patent Number 183,152)
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