Belling Compact Super Four electric cooker, c 1970.

Image number: 10240770

Belling Compact Super Four electric cooker, c 1970.

This simple electric cooker was manufactured for the rapidly-growing mass market . By 1970, society had become increasingly affluent and over 40 per cent of homes had electric cookers. Features like automatic timers, first introduced in the 1950s, were now being fitted as standard. Front view.

Image number:
10240770
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 12:19
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Science Museum
 

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