On Display

'Reporter' tape recorder, 1953.

Boosey & Hawkes "Reporter" tape recorder, 1953.

 
'Scene One' stereo music centre, 1976.

Bush "Scene One" A1006 Music Centre, Stereo

 
The 'Vowel Y' washing machine and wringer, 1897.

Hand-operated 'Vowel Y' washing machine and mangle, by Thomas Bradford, 1897

 
Cannon charcoal heated flat-iron and bellows, c 1850.

Cannon' charcoal heated flat-iron, c. 1850.

 
Lily portable oil (paraffin) heater, c 1890.

Lily' portable oil (paraffin) heater with 2 flat wicks, with pale blue enamelled cast iron casing with removeable lid to permit cooking operations, with unusual neo-gothic windows, by John Harper and Co., Willenhall, 1880-1900

 
Sony Compact Cassette Recorder, c 1969.

Sony TC50 Compact Cassette Recorder, c. 1969

 
'Daisy' No 2 vacuum cleaner, c 1914.

Daisy' no. 2 vacuum cleaner, c. 1914

 
Gas cooker, of Alfred King's design, 1859.

Gas cooker manufactured to a design of Alfred King of Liverpool for installation in Lionel Nathan Rothschild's house at 148 Piccadilly, with hotplate comprising three concentric aerated drilled-tube burners and a false oven, English, 1859

 
Rubbing stone, c 1850.

Glass Gnidestein (rubbing stone), Viking style for cold smoothing of cloth

 
Automatic electric coffee percolator, 1952.

First type of automatic electric coffee percolator, 1952. Model CP1 by Russell Hobbs