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The Housewife's Darling - an early washing machine

Description:
This early washing machine was called ‘The Housewife’s Darling’. It is of wood and metal with a metal paddle inside the lid. The paddle was rotated by hand to agitate the contents. The water was brought in and taken away by a metal pipe at the rear.
Source:
Digital Number:
EADM021a, b, c
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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