Electric washing machine with wringer attachment, c 1929.
 
 
 

Electric washing machine with wringer attachment, c 1929.

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Washing machine and wringer, of unidentified make. The first electric washing machine was invented between 1906 and 1908 by the American Alva J Fisher. Only a small number of electric washing machines were in use at this time, as they were very expensive. Three-quarter view, with tub open.
 
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10250663
 
 

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