The Secret Life of the Home


    On Display

    The merits of short-wave radio communication only emerged during the 1920s.

    Sony Compact Cassette Recorder, c 1969.

    Sony TC50 Compact Cassette Recorder, c. 1969

    Morphy Richards electric toaster, 1962.

    Morphy Richards Electric Toaster model TOS, 1962

    Goblin 'Teasmade', c 1945.

    Goblin 'Teasmade' model D26, 200-250V, pat. no. 571849, serial no. 26786, by the British Vacuum Cleaner & Engineering Company Ltd., c. 1945

    Cona coffee maker, c 1950.

    Cona' coffee maker, table model no. III, c.1950

    'Kingsway' New World gas cooker, c 1935.

    Kingsway' New World all-enamelled gas cooker in fashion colours of cream and royal blue, with thermostatically controlled oven, grill, four burners and plate rack, by Fletcher, Russell and Co. Ltd., Warrington, 1933-1937.

    Veritas-Atmos paraffin cooker, c 1930.

    NB. The portable metal oven box is not shown in this image. The inventory number 1973-47 describes the whole. Then Pt 1 should be the cooker, (at the moment it appears to be the oven box) then Pt 2 (does not currently exist) should be the oven box.

    Hoover washing machine with wringer, 1948.

    Hoover washing machine, model 0307, with wringer, 1948

    Belling Compact Super Four electric cooker, c 1970.

    Belling Compact Super Four Electric Cooker, c. 1970

    Bendix DRS washing machine c 1961.

    Bendix DRS washing machine c. 1961, with various spares