Woman taking milk from an electric refrigerator, 1933.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of a woman taking milk from an electric refrigerator, taken by Cardew for the Daily Herald newspaper on 8 June, 1933. During the 1930s, domestic refrigerators were a rare and expensive luxury. Mass production of refrigerators did not start until the 1950s. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.